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Behaving badly and with a lack of control.‘firm steps will be taken to deal with ill-disciplined children’‘a reckless and ill-disciplined player’
- ‘To the migrants, the locals seemed lazy and ill-disciplined; to the locals, the new arrivals seemed rude and mercenary.’
- ‘The Conquistadors captain, Willie Boy (Norman Beaton), is having problems convincing his ill-disciplined team to accept the challenge.’
- ‘We should not allow groups of bored, ill-disciplined youths to turn it into a no-go zone by teatime.’
- ‘Seeing to the needs of so many energetic (and in fewer cases ill-disciplined) children is a Herculean task.’
- ‘They have beaten an ill-disciplined Spanish team 3-2, to record their only win in pool play.’
- ‘But as we know, many companies are ill-disciplined in applying security patches as they come out.’
- ‘However, 5-1 was hard on Magdalen, who were certainly lively in the first half, if ill-disciplined at the close.’
- ‘The military and police are "under-resourced, poorly equipped and ill-disciplined".’
- ‘His ill-disciplined behaviour led to a recommendation that he be dismissed from the service.’
- ‘In both cases, superior arms and training quickly over-awed ill-disciplined opponents.’
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