mis-sell

(redirected from mis-sold)

mis-sell

 (mĭs′sĕl′)
v. mis-sold (-sŏld′), mis-selling, mis-sells Chiefly British
v.tr.
To sell (a service or investment) to a customer in a deceitful or misleading way.
v.intr.
To engage in fraudulent sales practices.

mis-sell

vb (tr) , -sells, -selling or -sold
(Banking & Finance) to sell (a financial product that is inappropriate for the needs of the customer)

mis-sell


Past participle: mis-sold
Gerund: mis-selling

Imperative
mis-sell
mis-sell
Present
I mis-sell
you mis-sell
he/she/it mis-sells
we mis-sell
you mis-sell
they mis-sell
Preterite
I mis-sold
you mis-sold
he/she/it mis-sold
we mis-sold
you mis-sold
they mis-sold
Present Continuous
I am mis-selling
you are mis-selling
he/she/it is mis-selling
we are mis-selling
you are mis-selling
they are mis-selling
Present Perfect
I have mis-sold
you have mis-sold
he/she/it has mis-sold
we have mis-sold
you have mis-sold
they have mis-sold
Past Continuous
I was mis-selling
you were mis-selling
he/she/it was mis-selling
we were mis-selling
you were mis-selling
they were mis-selling
Past Perfect
I had mis-sold
you had mis-sold
he/she/it had mis-sold
we had mis-sold
you had mis-sold
they had mis-sold
Future
I will mis-sell
you will mis-sell
he/she/it will mis-sell
we will mis-sell
you will mis-sell
they will mis-sell
Future Perfect
I will have mis-sold
you will have mis-sold
he/she/it will have mis-sold
we will have mis-sold
you will have mis-sold
they will have mis-sold
Future Continuous
I will be mis-selling
you will be mis-selling
he/she/it will be mis-selling
we will be mis-selling
you will be mis-selling
they will be mis-selling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mis-selling
you have been mis-selling
he/she/it has been mis-selling
we have been mis-selling
you have been mis-selling
they have been mis-selling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mis-selling
you will have been mis-selling
he/she/it will have been mis-selling
we will have been mis-selling
you will have been mis-selling
they will have been mis-selling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mis-selling
you had been mis-selling
he/she/it had been mis-selling
we had been mis-selling
you had been mis-selling
they had been mis-selling
Conditional
I would mis-sell
you would mis-sell
he/she/it would mis-sell
we would mis-sell
you would mis-sell
they would mis-sell
Past Conditional
I would have mis-sold
you would have mis-sold
he/she/it would have mis-sold
we would have mis-sold
you would have mis-sold
they would have mis-sold
Translations

mis-sell

[ˌmɪsˈsɛl] vt [+ pension, insurance] → vendre de façon abusive
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
It was widely mis-sold. PPI was unsuitable for some people, others did not realise it was optional or, in some cases, they did not even know they had a policy.
Northern Rock customers who believe they were mis-sold PPI can still make a claim even though the building society closed for good in 2012.
THE deadline for claiming for mis-sold PPI is August 29 so if you haven't made a claim you need to do it now - if you think you may be eligible.
Manchester-based Property Alliance Group (PAG) had claimed that the bank had mis-sold interest rate derivatives which were referenced to Libor.
PPI was systemically mis-sold by banks and building societies who for decades used hard sells or even lies to add it to loans, credit cards, mortgages and other forms of debt - already well over PS27bn has been paid back.
On a five-year PS10,000 loan, 'Plevin' compensation would typically be PS500 and a lot more if you were mis-sold in other ways.
So when a high street bank is found to have systematically mis-sold thousands of investments - usually preying on older customers with savings to invest - the level of outrage it sparks is understandable.
More than PS22billion has been paid out in compensation since 2011 to 12million people who were mis-sold payment protection insurance.
More than PS22bn has been paid out in compensation since 2011 to over 12 million people who were mis-sold payment protection insurance.
Yet that in itself doesn't mean you were mis-sold. It just means it was crap and sadly that's not the same thing.
MARKET data suggests that one in five of us holding a packaged bank account have been mis-sold the account.