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ill-chosen Line breaks: ill-chosen

Definition of ill-chosen in English:


Badly thought out; unwise: I apologize for my ill-chosen words the ill-chosen music is overloud and irritating
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  • Had she forgiven him for his ill-chosen words so long ago?
  • A combination of thin walls, accidents of socio-cultural background and ill-chosen invective has put his career in jeopardy, just as he was in the cusp of setting his international career in stone.
  • Passes went astray, options were ill-chosen, but Carlow's lesson from the exercise is that forwards must take responsibility.

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