Examples of mishandle in a Sentence
The police mishandled the investigation.
Apples are easily bruised when they are mishandled.
The shortstop mishandled the throw.
The quarterback fumbled when he mishandled the snap.
Recent Examples of mishandle from the Web
Baldwin later acknowledged that her office mishandled the issue, prompting her to fire one staffer, demote another and cut the pay for her chief of staff.
After the incident, Donald Trump came under fire for mishandling the phone calls to the slain servicemen’s families.
The sheriff’s office is also facing a backlash for apparently mishandling some of the 18 tipster calls related to the suspected shooter.
This is not the first time Sohail has been accused of mishandling vaccines.
Two deputies were placed on restricted duty this week for possibly mishandling tips about Cruz.
The authorities have acknowledged mishandling numerous warning signs that Cruz was deeply troubled.
The authorities have acknowledged mishandling numerous warning signs that Mr. Cruz was deeply troubled.
Trujillo's initial score came on a floating header that looked innocent enough, but was mishandled by the goalie and put the score at 2-1.
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