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To manage badly
“He has to stop blaming others and recognise that local councillors badly mishandled this situation.”
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To inflict physical or emotional harm upon
“… having been shuffled from foster home to foster home, the orphaned girl felt she had been mishandled by an uncaring society.”
Verb
Manipulate roughly or carelessly
“The main reason they failed most of the time is that players missed shots or mishandled passes.”
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