Definition of 'botched'
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He then set fire to himself in his car in a botched suicide attempt. The Sun (2016)But since the botched operation it's been just cuddles. The Sun (2016)But his reign will be remembered for a string of costly, high-profile botched operations. The Sun (2016)The botched raids came after a suspect gave police a phoney address. The Sun (2008)The real wedding came after two botched attempts. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This documentary asks how the botched rescue attempt ended with the death of all the hostages. The Sun (2006)So it suits all sides for the entire affair to be dismissed as simply a botched robbery. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The other nine died in a shootout with police during a botched rescue attempt. The Sun (2016)His mother has just been jailed for her part in a botched robbery. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Most of the victims were killed during a botched rescue attempt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Everyone else needs at least five botched attempts. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It follows the police investigation into a botched operation that has left two police officers and a key witness dead. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The victims of the botched raid also had their origins in Bangladesh. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She spent much time in mental hospitals and died in 1965 after a botched brain operation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)American officials refused to apologise for the botched raid on Syria. Times, Sunday Times (2008)As he goes through the daily grind of meetings he has the horror of botched operations or shoddy care still in his mind. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A police officer was shot through the shoulder while chasing a suspect after a botched raid. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If it is the latter, the botched rescue of the troubled bank will be remembered as its symbol. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was discharged in 1948 after an accident and a botched operation cost him the sight in his left eye. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Having hit an obstacle placed in the road, they were shot dead in what appears to have been a botched robbery. Times, Sunday Times (2014)BUNGLING firemen blasted an escaped red panda 40ft out of a tree in a botched rescue bid. The Sun (2012)
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