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synonyms: misplace and mislay mean to put in the wrong place.
Fresh-faced youths show the documents to get into pubs and nightclubs but mislay them in a drunken stupor.
IN a moment of inattention - and after a third glass of wine - a chum managed to mislay her Switch card.
A Prison Service source said last night: "It's an amazing error to mislay an entire set of keys.