Definition of 'misdirect'
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Suffolk police confirmed it had received a complaint about misdirected payments. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Forward passes and misdirected plays littered their game. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Too often voluntary effort is misdirected or squandered. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The problem was that much of the effort had been misdirected. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)So much wasted effort and misdirected concern. Times, Sunday Times (2006)If these requirements are not met managers are misdirected and their efforts are wasted. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)The original judge misdirected the jury on points of law. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Conservation efforts had been misdirected. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The trial judge had misdirected the jury, but the conviction was safe because no reasonable jury could have acquitted the defendant. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And, perhaps, more misdirected letters. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The family's lawyers yesterday said the coroner misdirected the jury, who found he was unarmed. The Sun (2014)In May, it introduced a voluntary code of practice to help account holders who have made misdirected payments. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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