get wrong

get wrong

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misunderstand, misinterpret, misconstrue, mistake, misread, take amiss; get the wrong idea/impression; informal be barking up the wrong tree

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  • get wrong — 1. To misunderstand 2. To misinterpret (a person) as in (informal) don t get me wrong 3. To get the wrong answer to (a sum, puzzle, question, etc) • • • Main Entry: ↑wrong * * * get (someone or something) wrong : to fail to understand (someone or …   Useful english dictionary

  • get wrong — ► get wrong misunderstand (someone). Main Entry: ↑wrong …   English terms dictionary

  • get wrong — index misconstrue, mistake Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • wrong — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not correct or true; mistaken or in error. 2) unjust, dishonest, or immoral. 3) in a bad or abnormal condition; amiss. ► ADVERB 1) in a mistaken or undesirable manner or direction. 2) with an incorrect result. ► …   English terms dictionary

  • wrong — adj., adv., n., & v. adj. 1 mistaken; not true; in error (gave a wrong answer; we were wrong to think that). 2 unsuitable; less or least desirable (the wrong road; a wrong decision). 3 contrary to law or morality (it is wrong to steal). 4 amiss;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wrong — 1. adjective 1) the wrong answer Syn: incorrect, mistaken, in error, erroneous, inaccurate, inexact, imprecise, fallacious, wide of the mark, off target, unsound, faulty; informal out See note at right …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • get — [ get ] (past tense got [ gat ] ; past participle gotten [ gatn ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 obtain/receive ▸ 2 become/start to be ▸ 3 do something/have something done ▸ 4 move to/from ▸ 5 progress in activity ▸ 6 fit/put something in a place ▸ 7 understand… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • get out of bed on the wrong side — To start the day in a bad mood • • • Main Entry: ↑bed get out of bed on the wrong side To get up in the morning in a bad mood • • • Main Entry: ↑wrong * * * get out of bed on the wrong side spoken get up on th …   Useful english dictionary

  • get — /get/ verb past tense got, past participle got especially BrE gotten especially AmE present participle getting RECEIVE/OBTAIN 1 RECEIVE (transitive not in passive) to be given or receive something: Sharon always seems to get loads of mail. | Why… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Wrong — Single par Depeche Mode extrait de l’album Sounds of the Universe Face A Wrong Face B Oh Well Sortie 24 février 2009 Enregistrement …   Wikipédia en Français

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