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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"I think it's a shame, because a lot of what Wetherspoon's are doing in this package I enthusiastically support, but this part of it I think is a very bad call indeed.
So why do the number of bad calls seem to be multiplying?
Initially I thought it was a bad call but, looking at it from the right angle (left), you can see that Tiernan McCann clearly shoved Paul Mannion in the chest as he prepared to shoot.
Quinahan argued that it was a bad call from referees' part as there was no proof of his intention to hurt.
BAD CALL: Furious Sunderland players confront referee Kevin Friend after sending off Wes Brown
Bad call. M&S makes more naff attempts to be hip than an RE teacher at a school disco, so why be bashful about one of their model shaving a bit of edge?
BAD JOKE: Ricky and missus look grim; BAD HAIR DAY: Barnet can't amuse her; BAD CALL: Ricky tries his gags elsewhere
Genaro must have known that the freeways were a bad call, because we took some wacky village route for at least half of the trip.
BAD CALL: Furious Sunderland players confront ref Kevin Friend after he showed Wes Brown the red card
An occasional "That was a bad call," may be overlooked, but extremely loud, disapproving expressions probably will draw a warning.
'I'll never blame the referees for a loss, but that was a bad call, a really bad call,' said Alapag Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.