Definition of 'mistime'
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He mistimed the shot and holed out. The Sun (2008) Slightly mistimed tackles are what we can handle. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He will not be seeking to exact retribution on errant players with a mistimed tackle. Times, Sunday Times (2006)One more mistimed challenge and his international career would have been over in the blink of an eye. The Sun (2014)They misplaced passes and mistimed tackles. The Sun (2008)It was a surprise when he mistimed a drive back to Swann. The Sun (2010)His mistimed drive to mid-off was almost inevitable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was a mistimed challenge in the corner and the player wasn't through on goal. The Sun (2008)Had he mistimed his challenge, it would have been a penalty. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In those conditions, any slight mistimed tackle would have resulted in a red card. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Not for him the eye-catching drama of a dreadful miss and mistimed tackle to be redeemed by brilliance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's just a mistimed tackle. The Sun (2010)He added: 'We cannot guarantee that a mistimed tackle does not happen. The Sun (2010)But incidents like the one at Stamford Bridge prove your whole career can end with one mistimed tackle. The Sun (2015)A few challenges were mistimed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You get a few mistimed tackles, but I just take it as a compliment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The match really was played in the best possible way: mistimed tackles were acknowledged and apologised for, yet no one held back a thing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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