A morally questionable activity: He has some bad business going on with the guys from the ‘hood
Poor business conduct: That is just bad business to have ill-groomed servicepeople
It’s bad business, he hastened to add, but if that’s what they want to do, the state should not be able to compel them otherwise.
The Weirdness That Is Rand Paul Michael Tomasky April 10, 2013
He said that pushing Lambert off the show was just a bad business decision.
Five Gays Blast GMA Jacob Bernstein November 23, 2009
But it’s also because, from the APF’s point of view, pretension is bad business.
Little Gimmicks Fund Big Exhibits W.M. Akers September 21, 2010
“This is a bad business up-stairs, Mrs. Tugby,” said the gentleman.
A Budget of Christmas Tales by Charles Dickens and Others Various
Probably they had struck our trail and were in pursuit; it was a bad business at the best!
Chatterbox, 1906 Various
It would have been a bad business, testifying in court against Mrs. Gray’s nephew when he had been visiting in her house.
Grace Harlowe’s Plebe Year at High School Jessie Graham Flower
“That was a bad business,” said Adams, with a look of sympathy.
The Lonely Island R.M. Ballantyne
It’s none of it bad business this, as the estate is entailed, and the boy is Rosy’s.
The Shuttle Frances Hodgson Burnett
My companion said, “It’s a bad business; we cannot do anything with this.”
The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2) Harry Furniss
“Not a bad business that Porphyrion,” he said absently, as he took his own letter out of his pocket.
Howards End E. M. Forster
- Bad call
noun a disputed decision by a referee or umpire in a sporting event Examples The bad call cost them the game. Contemporary Examples A bad call stole a game that should have belonged to Team USA. The World Cup Ref Crisis Joshua Robinson June 18, 2010 Team USA transcended a bad call to topple Algeria […]
- Bad cholesterol
noun a nontechnical name for low-density lipoprotein
- Bad command or file name
bad command or file name operating system The error message printed by MS DOS when it can’t find a program or command to execute due to a typing error, incorrect PATH variable, or misplaced or missing executable. (1996-04-07)
- Bad conduct discharge
a discharge of a person from military service for an offense less serious than one for which a dishonorable discharge is given. a certificate of such a discharge.