mistiming mistiming

Definition(s):

  • (n) something located at a time when it could not have existed or occurred

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Usage(s):

  1. The reason: the average investor held fund shares for just 30 months, often mistiming the market.
  2. The reason: the average investor held fund shares for just 30 months, often mistiming the market.
  3. Although Soros predicted the 1987 stock-market crash, he lost $800 million by mistiming his withdrawal from the market.

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    "It wasn't as bad as I thought it was. A few turnovers and things like that. A lot of it was just mistiming. Made some pretty good reads, got my guys some pretty good looks," Kobe Bryant said of his season debut.
    on December 10, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

Quotes

  1. "I ended up mistiming it and going over the ball with two feet," Vaughan told the club's official website. "It was an accident and there was nothing malicious in it. I am just glad I didn't seriously hurt the player."
    on Aug 1, 2008 By: James Vaughan Source: Setanta Sports

  2. Asked about the plan they followed during their 189-run fourth-wicket stand, Tendulkar said "the plan was to score quick runs. The target was to achieve four and half to five runs an over. Thus I got out mistiming a ball."
    on May 19, 2007 By: Sachin Tendulkar Source: Indiatimes

  3. Liberal National Party senator Ron Boswell said a government initiative to introduce indigenous "welcome to country" ceremonies at the opening of parliament was "a masterpiece of mistiming" when it's backed Queensland in locking up "wild...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Ron Boswell Source: The Australian

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