bad call


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bad call

A bad decision or idea. Ugh, I can't fall asleep—I think that extra cup of coffee was a bad call.
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Perhaps it was wishful thinking or just a bad call, but today Apple's iPhone, which just released its iPhone X, has about 34% of smartphone market share.
We've had a few bad calls this season but this one is hard to bear after a good performance.
We got a bad call by the linesman where the puck hit the very top of the glass and went out.
But Newcastle Central MP Jim Cousins said: "I think a straightforward cut in the price of alcohol is a bad call.
Split stakes on each wouldn't be a bad call, but I have a slight preference for Timbera.
Just one bad call at a critical moment in a big game, and the fans and the press will begin howling: "We've never seen such lousy officiating
They lose control if they think an official makes a bad call.
Students and instructors analyze what may have caused an accident--a lack of training, a bad call, no call, or poor pilot performance that was not reported by the LSO.
Interestingly, only once in six innings of the series so far has Griffith scored more than 27 runs, and given that Andy Caddick and Darren Gough were each desperately unlucky not to trap him leg before last night, a sell of the opener's runs at 27 is not a bad call.
Asked about Allen's decision to keep Rent out of Charlotte, Gray says, "I think that's a bad call, but that's her right.