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  • That a stunning running forehand by Murray in the third game of the fifth set stands out vividly in the memory says much for the collection of ill-directed and poorly hit shots either side of it – from both players.

    Andy Murray lives dangerously for US Open survival against Robin Haase

  • The Hungry Folk tried to check the rush with an ill-directed volley, while the Mandells hurled in

    THE SUNLANDERS

  • The children ran down the beach in advance of her, and as the man in the bidarka drew closer, nearly capsizing with one of his ill-directed strokes, the women followed.

    Nam-Bok, the Unveracious

  • The children ran down the beach in advance of her, and as the man in the bidarka drew closer, nearly capsizing with one of his ill-directed strokes, the women followed.

    NAM-BOK THE UNVERACIOUS

  • Through a disorganised and ill-directed sherpa process a document emerged that became the Accord.

    Copenhagen climate failure blamed on 'Danish text'

  • And even the hairiest types quite often endure surprising hardships in the way of sleeping rough and the like, with a kind of self-discipline which may appear strangely ill-directed but is nevertheless there.

    Buddhism and Sex by M. O'C. Walshe

  • But now, instead of laughing at Democrats 'ill-directed arrogance, Republicans are quietly joining the left in questioning the President's intellectual prowess.

    Joe Scarborough: Is Bush an idiot?

  • And even the hairiest types quite often endure surprising hardships in the way of sleeping rough and the like, with a kind of self-discipline which may appear strangely ill-directed but is nevertheless there.

    Archive 2009-07-19

  • Presumably nerves are raw, for the class hatred to be so naked I am not from any of the priviledged backgrounds you so despise, so it is ill-directed.

    Timpson Towers: Not Wet Paper Bag in the Road

  • Not only have we had to suffer an uniquely bad government but we have been thus saddled at a time when the opposition has also been weak and ill-directed.

    Sobering Words

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