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Example sentences for sloppy
Sucking at arithmetic is usually due to laziness or sloppy work.
So, while no one was looking, medical chroniclers grew sloppy.
While sloppy drumming and sloppy thinking come from brain cells that are slightly out of synch.
But, she explains, there's a difference between a high-functioning workaholic versus a sloppy workaholic.
The brain uses two different checks to guard against sloppy copy, a new study finds.
It's not that they were teaching us to be sloppy scholars, either.
It fits loose enough that it's comfy, but not sloppy.
Another layer of distortion is added when these stories get picked up by sloppy or sensational science writers.
They appear sloppy and careless, but with a purpose.
Although these can occur with no help from technology, they are another by-product of sloppy word-processing.
Not to mention the sloppy investigators whose incompetence has to be covered up during the trial.
It's a sloppy process, prone to garbled words and missed phrases.
Meh, empirical studies in economics are a sloppy business, at best.
It is slightly loose fitting and light but doesn't look sloppy.
Adding insult to injury, the levels are excruciatingly long, with infrequent checkpoints and some truly sloppy jumping segments.
Defining the question in absolute terms does little other than identify the questioner as a sloppy thinker.
If your ankles are slightly weak and you have huge thighs for long sloppy treks, then these are your boots.
Among them: sloppy handling techniques, uncalibrated instruments, and poor quality control.
Either this is sloppy negotiation, or something is amiss and they don't want to promise anything in writing.
In other countries, that might be viewed as evidence of sloppy underwriting.
We're big, sloppy meat-creatures who haven't even taken a good census of the species of bacteria that live in our bodies.
Editors are so sloppy these days that the comments on these edited blogs are often better than the articles.
Problems range from sloppy paperwork to over-billing for services provided.
Reviewers will think that if you're sloppy about details in the proposal, you may be sloppy with your science.
Such sloppy thinkers should not critique the writer here.
Pointing to genes is intellectually and scientifically sloppy.
Over time, a string of releases that are sloppy or show poor news judgment reflect badly upon the college.
All at once he grabs her and gives her a sloppy kiss on the cheek.
The unfortunate side effect is that a teacher now has a license to be a sloppy teacher.
Writing you can get away with being sloppy and your book doesn't crash.
Universities in general have been sloppy with their use and care of personal information.
Old hierarchies remained in place, as did a habit of sloppy diversification.
More sloppy science with their clearly biased agenda sticking out for everyone to see.
Small, sloppy directional button muddles the interface.
In addition, department heads who put together sloppy or biased files hear about it in no uncertain terms from the dean's office.
We should not base our national policy on this sloppy science.
The right, however, are also guilty of sloppy thinking.
Corruption, sloppy standards, a lack of decent staff and red tape are the main gripes.
The mere name conjures images of sloppy science, poor oversight of medicine and consumer betrayal.
Certain booth behavior looks sloppy and conveys that you're not interested in your customers.
There's some sloppy economic thinking that goes into this article.
When things become too easy, they also end up becoming more sloppy.
At times the salutes were sloppy and a far cry from military standards.
So to for business crashes, and sloppy budgeting is generally a finding in the autopsy.
Equating the two is misleading and intellectually sloppy.
He is a newspaper copy-editor by profession, and so spends his days cleaning up sloppy or hurried writing.
Notice how the land steps in sloppy slabs down to the sea.
By the second and third day the wound oozes, becoming a bit sloppy and smelly.
They were greedy and sloppy, but the tree is unfazed.
Worked fabulous while running through sloppy, splashy mud and high, wet weeds.
The torso has a straight cut that fits well without appearing sloppy or relaxed.
It's important this section not be sloppy, but it's not make or break, either.
Being habitually late to meetings looks sloppy, regardless of your excuse.
His argument is sloppy, often contradicts itself, and can be trivially simplistic.
The potted histories of communism he provides as context are leaden and sometimes sloppy.
If so, this might account for the sloppy radioactive smears and contamination of third parties.
Digital invention amplifies their mistakes and misjudgments into sloppy, destructive sprees.
She wore a brown, sleeveless cotton dress and sloppy felt slippers.
His tie was askew and he wore a sloppy white shirt, saggy pants, and a wrinkled greenish-grey overcoat.
So we're twice as sloppy as estimating something twice as long.
But this is a wildly unpredictable team-stellar one day, sloppy and seething the next.
When gambling interests slap on the feed bag, greed makes them sloppy.
W e walked to the clubhouse for dinner in a sloppy sort of caravan.
No matter how sloppy she was in her agentry work, at the end of the day, she could make things happen.
One thing he did not share with some others of the counterculture was a taste for sloppy and amateurish craftsmanship.
The novel, as omnivorous and sloppy as life itself, bears pluralism in its pedigree.
The firm's sloppy material accounting could have masked the removal of the bomb-grade uranium.
The articulation of the fast-moving figurations, so often sloppy, was crisp and detailed.
Those who have never prepared a critical edition may not shudder at the dangers of a sloppy printing history.
If the resume is sloppy, you're not going to get interviewed for the job.
While others may believe these people are lazy or sloppy, the truth is they are paralyzed by fear of making a bad choice.
Some were in the garage wall, drilled by her ex-husband during a sloppy rewiring job years ago.
Any other approach would encourage sloppy if not false reporting of research results.
Glossed-over and a bit sloppy, instead of a substantive report of his life.
But one entomologist says the defense is based on sloppy science.
It's a sloppy macroscopic measure of entropy that you're deceiving yourself with.
So the weird thing is, it's not that people have gotten sloppy and started to call stomach flu the stomach flu.
The work was sloppy and introduced grammatical errors that could be used to deduce exactly how the changes were made.
Unfortunately, it means you are either a sloppy thinker or are purposefully trying to confuse the reader for your own agenda.
The conclusion made in the paper is sloppy at best because it encourages a bias and for no legitimate reason.
Smug rudeness on the part of skeptics hurts the cause of logic every bit as much as sloppy thinking.
Should it be dressy or casual, sloppy or pristine, the look is up to you.
Records of violations-whether for defrauding customers or keeping sloppy records-are mostly public.
While partying is expected, people are expected to avoid getting sloppy drunk.
Temperamentally, he seems to be chippier than average when he runs into sloppy science.
In spite of the sloppy seas, the recovery was mercifully quick and uneventful.
They are not that sloppy if the reaction is going into a publication.
Contamination can happen in anyone's laboratory, and is not a sign of sloppy work.
Final water contents of erupted boiling-point mixtures are usually high, producing wet, sloppy deposits.
Porcupines are sloppy eaters who drop a lot of greenery that provides a welcome snack for white-tailed deer during deep snows.
The problem is that many of us slip into sloppy routines.
Sloppy writing-ask a strong writer to critique your application.
Hedge funds played an important role in the shift to sloppy mortgage lending.
So busy being a star that he's sloppy in the kitchen.
It takes a flawed, sloppy human to keep you in this one.
Too much of the research is sloppy and funded by folks who have a stake in finding that belief is good for us.