French translation of 'mishandle'
1. (= mismanage) mal gérer
The judge said the police had mishandled the siege. Le juge a dit que la police avait mal géré le siège.
2. (= treat roughly) malmener
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Example Sentences Including 'mishandle'
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It is set on the trial day of the client whose case she allegedly mishandled.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It makes such a refreshing contrast to the way that major building projects are mishandled here.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Appearances matter, which makes the mishandling of this crisis all the worse.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Her cold mishandling of the case 's aftermath was almost as bad as the lofty mismanagement of her department that led to it.The Sun (2008)
That might have been enough to ease public concern, but the administration badly mishandled the process.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translation of mishandle from the Collins English to French Dictionary