Moreover, though he mismanaged almost every political problem with which he personally dealt, he was singularly tactless and impatient of advice.
The report of the Dardanelles commission, which was published in March '917, confirmed the view of the public that some of the blame for that mismanaged enterprise rightly attached to Mr. Churchill.
As the Union Bank was founded in the midst of a financial panic and was mismanaged, its failure was a foregone conclusion.
They conferred the signory upon him for life; and, had he not mismanaged matters, he might have held the city in his grasp. Italy was settling cown and turning her attention to home comforts, arts and literature.
The public school system, established in 1846, never was universal, because of special legislation for various counties; public education was retarded during the Civil War and the Reconstruction period (when immense sums appropriated for schools were grossly mismanaged), but conditions gradually improved after 1875, especially through the concentration of schools.
In Boston, St Louis, Baltimore, and some few other cities, the police board (or commissioner) is appointed by the governor because police matters had been mismanaged by the municipal authorities and occasionally allowed to become a means of extortion and a door to corruption.
The Dutch also mismanaged their affairs in Borneo and suffered from a series of misfortunes which led Marshal Daendels in 1809 to order the abandonment of all their posts.
mismanaged the economy, the Afghan people are starving.
We have just mismanaged agricultural land to the extent that we are starving our own people.
No wonder New Labor have so mismanaged the NHS; they have put their cronies in charge.
mismanaged the whole system and it may need reform, but that's not a moral issue.
mismanaged a most promising affair: there fell my first fortune.
The confessions they offered add to the torrent of them from those who planned the Iraq war and then grossly mismanaged its searing aftermath.
Because the Kabul regime has so badly mismanaged the economy, the Afghan people are starving.
cronywonder New Labor have so mismanaged the NHS; they have put their cronies in charge.
mismanaged the enforcement of child support maintenance payments by the non-resident parent.
The letter painted a very different picture of a home that was being financially mismanaged by Mr. and Mrs Mohammed.
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