improperly used

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  • While credit is the soul of trade, improperly used it is the death of business. Cited from How to Get on in the World, by Major A.R. Calhoon
  • Money is never given, and only such supplies as are not likely to be improperly used. Cited from Lights and Shadows of New York Life, by James D. McCabe
  • They also improperly used her name and image to promote sales, the lawsuit alleges.
  • Exceptions were invented to keep a program running when simple errors are made and should not be improperly used.
  • An improperly used or built outdoor wood boiler can produce great amounts of wood smoke and waste material.
  • The House Ethics Committee found he had improperly used campaign funds for personal expenses.
  • He was charged with improperly using his position to obtain management fees, briefly arrested and spent a night in jail.
  • It is prone to reduce film speed and, if improperly used, quickly fogs the image.
  • Ackerman argued that the company was improperly using the names of Members of Congress to promote their product.
  • A few others said that they were "misquoted or improperly used in USA's sales materials."
  • The idea is not to strangle the dog, though this can happen if the collar is improperly used.
  • Cavity magnetrons can be improperly used to create surface and internal burning.
  • Such is often improperly used for the adverb so. Cited from Slips of Speech, by John H. Bechtel
  • Pain may also be linked to poorly fitted or improperly used tack.
  • To this account may be added, that in all countries, where great elementary schools are wanting, the universities are improperly used as their substitutes. Cited from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 333, July 1843, Vol. 54
  • However, it is often improperly used by foreign manufacturers to merely indicate that the quartz movement is of Swiss origin.
  • There was no suggestion her husband improperly used his position, but the connection was close enough to be extremely embarrassing for all concerned, and the officer was dismissed.
  • In some areas, Sanisettes are improperly used for drug dealing, drug use, and prostitution.
  • Eva's thoughts were too much engrossed with the beauties of woman, and their dreadful consequences if improperly used. Cited from Count Bunker, by J. Storer Clousten
  • Today, the word "tin" is often improperly used as a generic term for any silvery metal that comes in sheets.
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