Verb(1) make a mess of, destroy or ruin(2) manage badly or incompetently
(1) The operative theory right now, is that it was not espionage involved, rather some employee who perhaps mishandled the disks, and then felt like he was going to get in trouble, so he secretly put them back.(2) When her office mishandled a serious case involving child abuse, she wrote to the child's parents apologising and later met them.(3) Failures during this period are more likely to occur from a television being dropped or mishandled than from a failure of parts.(4) He has to stop blaming others and recognise that local councillors badly mishandled this situation.(5) Despite their sometimes colorful labels, many garden chemicals are highly dangerous if mishandled and have no place in a garden with young children.(6) They mishandled the trust that they were handed in a publicly held corporation with stockholder money, and of course the retirement funds of the very valuable employees.(7) He was quite blunt and critical about the way the authorities had mishandled the situation and gave many thought provoking suggestions as to how this problem could be remedied.(8) I found myself in a situation that I'd never even considered, and totally mishandled it.(9) The main reason they failed most of the time is that players missed shots or mishandled passes.(10) The defense argued that police mishandled blood drops from the crime scene, making the results of DNA testing unreliable.(11) While you may not care, you could conceivably be impeached if this situation is mishandled .(12) And there's always the danger that electronic evidence will be overlooked or mishandled , reducing its usefulness in a court case.(13) Last week, you were fairly critical of the Australian Sports Commission saying that they had mishandled the drug inquiry and they said you were ill-informed and had been in the loop since day one.(14) During the convention, Democrats will be running a TV ad in 21 states charging the president has mishandled the economy.(15) The big story today has to do with soldiers mishandling terrorists' holy texts at a detention center.(16) The investigation found five cases of mishandling the sacred book, but no evidence that personnel flushed a copy down a toilet.
1. bungle ::
2. bully ::
3. misuse ::
5. muff ::
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