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mishandle

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1 to inflict physical or emotional harm upon
  • Many staffers were angry at how the boss mishandled employees who dared to complain.
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take apart

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2 to abuse physically
  • The musician brought her instrument on the plane so it would not be mishandled in baggage.
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3 to manage badly
  • We took over as soon as we realized that the fill-in had been mishandling the situation.
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