bad practice


: a bad or unwise thing to do
Letting the car get/run very low on fuel is bad practice.

Examples of bad practice in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Do nothing and try to reform sports that will have doubled down on bad practice. Tom Farrey, Time, 17 July 2023 In some accounts, officials cited a poor attitude and bad practice habits. Morgan Campbell Todd Heisler, New York Times, 24 June 2023 It wasn’t received well and considered to be bad practice. Chloe Berger, Fortune, 8 Apr. 2023

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“Bad practice.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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