Usage examples for misplace

  1. It is such an unusual thing for me to misplace anything that I turned over every paper on my desk in searching for it. – The Rayner-Slade Amalgamation by J. S. Fletcher
  2. But since Dinon tells us that her purpose took effect in the time of the war, and Ctesias says it was after it, I shall keep the story for the place to which the latter assigns it, as it is very unlikely that he, who was actually present, should not know the time when it happened, and there was no motive to induce him designedly to misplace its date in his narrative of it, though it is not infrequent with him in his history to make excursions from truth into mere fiction and romance. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  3. I could not tell how to speak my words for fear I should misplace them. – Bunyan by James Anthony Froude
  4. I felt sorry overmuch to hear this, nor could I see why my new aunt should care if I went in once in a while, as had been my habit, to talk to the swallows and misplace nothing. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  5. How could anyone lose or misplace anything as big as those? – Jack of No Trades by Charles Cottrell
  6. They may not misplace or misuse the napkin, but they may render the entire company uncomfortable by declining to yield, in argument, to the greater weight of evidence; or by overloading a story with unimportant details. – The Man Who Pleases and the Woman Who Charms by John A. Cone
  7. Should the tenant lose or misplace the key it is up to them to replace same. – The Book of Business Etiquette by Nella Henney
  8. Philippe de St. Gre was not a man to misplace a confidence. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  9. Besides, you absolutely misplace it. – The Contrast by Royall Tyler
  10. Teddy junior, it was observed, after his day with Harry, developed a slight tendency to misplace the letter " h" in his conversation, but it was soon corrected, and things ran smoothly as of yore. – Paste Jewels by John Kendrick Bangs
  11. I don't believe someone did misplace or lose those items. – Jack of No Trades by Charles Cottrell
  12. You shan't misplace your worship so. – Amabel Channice by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  13. It is for this reason that many obstetricians object to the time- honored custom of applying a tight bandage about the abdomen at the conclusion of labor; for, though bandaging is not always harmful, it has a distinct tendency to misplace the womb. – The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy by J. Morris Slemons
  14. Oh, I daresay I shall misplace you, too, Mr. Schmidt. – The Prince of Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon