Examples of mistreat in a Sentence
They accuse him of mistreating his wife.
She claimed she had been mistreated by the police.
Recent Examples of mistreat from the Web
Hua declined further comment but said he had not been mistreated.
According to Rondini's story, told to Buzzfeed News by her family and friends, the 20-year-old was mistreated by Tuscaloosa police, the university, and DCH Regional Medical Center.
A chilling new lawsuit claims that protesters in Washington, D.C., were severely mistreated on Inauguration Day.
Gov. Mike Stack and his wife mistreated some of their employees, a group of senators is pushing to change the way the public elects candidates for the state’s No. 2 job.
He was sexually abused as a child, and mistreated in other ways.
In a 2005 study in the U.S. Northwest, 33 percent of former foster children reported being mistreated in care.
To say that a childless person has no standing to be concerned when, say, a parent is mistreating a kid, is just hostile to people without kids.
Before the girl's body was found in her Joliet Township home, the agency had opened 10 investigations into allegations that she and several other youths were mistreated there.
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Definition of mistreat for English Language Learners
: to treat (someone or something) badly
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