Definition of 'misplace'
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The sport must hope that optimism is not misplaced. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They soon marry, strangers buoyed by misplaced optimism. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They conceded a corner, unnecessarily, after a series of misplaced passes. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Players slipped, misplaced passes and failed to read each others' thoughts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Watch the danger of a misplaced confidence. Christianity Today (2000)That misplaced trust cost him his life. The Sun (2011)What if this is another dose of misplaced optimism? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Only time will tell if his confidence is misplaced. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Such optimism might sound misplaced after studying the following statistic. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But his awful misplaced pass led to penalty being given. The Sun (2013)It is their misplaced confidence that is so touching. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His optimism was misplaced and the conflict continued for four years. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Fingers crossed that his confidence is not misplaced. The Sun (2011)His optimism seemed misplaced as unions said that other sectors would be hit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Experts suggest the optimism is not misplaced. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Except that their trust is misplaced. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But our trust was so misplaced. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They misplaced passes and mistimed tackles. The Sun (2008)This trust is seriously misplaced. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His trust sometimes seemed misplaced. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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