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I hope they'll be all right careful of them pianos and not mishandle them so they'll get out of tune.

A man hasn't many privileges in this country, but he might at least be allowed to mishandle his own rifle.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1500, from mis- (1) + handle (v.). Related: Mishandled; mishandling.

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