verb (used with object), mis·placed, mis·plac·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for misplace
Agency officials told Ka that they had misplaced her paperwork.People with Developmental Disabilities Were Promised Help. Instead, They Face Delays and Denials.|by Amy Silverman for Arizona Daily Star, with data analysis by Alex Devoid, Arizona Daily Star|November 5, 2020|ProPublica
That figure is about eight times larger than the 9,155 ballots reported as misplaced in North Carolina postal districts.
Because that theoretical maximum is well under both the current two-party margin and the number of expected ballots outstanding, it’s unlikely that misplaced mail ballots will meaningfully alter the trajectory of the election in the state.
Pittsburgh-area postal union officials said they were certain the agency had not misplaced any ballots.Pennsylvania emerges as likely hot spot for voting disputes and legal challenges after Election Day|Derek Hawkins, Michelle Lee, Jacob Bogage|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
Spelling and grammar checking software, such as the one built into Microsoft Word or the grammar checker Grammarly, can suggest when a word is incorrectly used or a comma misplaced.Startup cofounded by A.I. heavy hitters debuts editing tool it hopes will ‘transform writing’|Jeremy Kahn|October 27, 2020|Fortune
Other major news outlets made the same decision, hiding behind a misplaced sense of multicultural sensitivity.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This is not to say that the focus on children in the report is entirely misplaced.What’s the Catholic Church’s Problem With Couples Without Children?|Candida Moss, Joel Baden|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Certainly the speech suggests that American hopes of persuading Turkey to come fully on board are misplaced.Turkish President Declares Lawrence of Arabia a Bigger Enemy than ISIS|Jamie Dettmer|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, the only shade of reaction besides enthusiasm Carter and Knight got to the project was some misplaced confusion.'Nick & Knight': Nick Carter and Jordan Knight Are Your New Boy Band Power Couple|Kevin Fallon|September 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is no questioning their fellowship and effort to dispel misplaced preconceptions.A Report From the Misunderstood Gathering of the Juggalos|Steve Miller|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They are still comparatively supple, and any misplaced pinnæ may be re-arranged without any difficulty.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
"I have heard all these arguments before," said Gilbert, sorry for his misplaced confidence, when it was too late.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
I appreciate your sense of the dramatic, and even your motives, but I assure you they are both misplaced.We're Friends, Now|Henry Hasse
Take care, Captain, misplaced courage is frequently braggadocio; your position is desperate.The Border Rifles|Gustave Aimard
But a little consideration must show that this confidence may ere long be found to be misplaced.