English version

misapply

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmisapplymis‧ap‧ply /ˌmɪsəˈplaɪ/ verb (misapplied, misapplying, misapplies) [transitive]  USE somethingto use something incorrectly or for a wrong purpose In your case the rules have been misapplied. Grammar Misapply is usually passive.misapplication /ˌmɪsæplɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable] a misapplication of the law→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
misapplyRoss was charged with misapplying public money.
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Verb table
misapply
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymisapply
he, she, itmisapplies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymisapplied
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave misapplied
he, she, ithas misapplied
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad misapplied
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill misapply
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have misapplied
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam misapplying
he, she, itis misapplying
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you, we, theyare misapplying
Past
I, he, she, itwas misapplying
you, we, theywere misapplying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been misapplying
he, she, ithas been misapplying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been misapplying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be misapplying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been misapplying
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