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bad move

noun as in misstep

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Even still, Goodman argues that the clip—in addition to, he thinks, not being funny—is still a bad move for Fallon.

But what may have been a good move for Mel was a bad move for this much-loved script.

Obama's media blitz is a calculated risk, not an intrinsically good or bad move.

This was a bad move, the train much broken and not easy to get them into regular working order again.

It was a jolly bad move on Juve's part to make himself scarce at such a critical moment for me!

"I think it was a very bad move bringing me," said Lonsdale, as they waited on the platform.

Not a bad move, either; for he bought into Manhattan Transportation at just the right time.

He knew it would be a bad move to go out into the open, so he kept to the timber, blazing a tree here and there as he went along.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bad move, such as: blunder, error, failure, gaffe, indiscretion, and lapse.

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