get it wrong

get it wrong
misunderstand, be incorrect; execute something unsuccessfully, fail

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • get something wrong — phrase to make a mistake about something The police got the name wrong and arrested an innocent man. Thesaurus: to make a mistake, or to do something badlysynonym Main entry: wrong * * * get sth ˈwrong idiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • get someone wrong — spoken phrase to not understand someone You’ve got me all wrong, I never meant to hurt you. I guess I got you wrong. I thought you meant Tuesday, not today. Thesaurus: to not understand, or to misunderstandsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • get somebody wrong — get sb ˈwrong idiom (informal) to not understand correctly what sb means • Don t get me wrong (= do not be offended by what I am going to say), I think he s doing a good job, but… Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • get one wrong — {v. phr.} To misinterpret; misunderstand another. * /Don t get me wrong; I didn t mean to criticize you./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get one wrong — {v. phr.} To misinterpret; misunderstand another. * /Don t get me wrong; I didn t mean to criticize you./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ one\ wrong — v. phr. To misinterpret; misunderstand another. Don t get me wrong; I didn t mean to criticize you …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get in wrong with — (informal) To get on the wrong side of • • • Main Entry: ↑wrong …   Useful english dictionary

  • get the wrong idea — informal phrase to believe something that is not true I’ll explain everything to George. I wouldn’t want him to get the wrong idea. Thesaurus: to believe or accept that something is true or existssynonym Main entry: idea …   Useful english dictionary

  • get the wrong end of the stick — british informal phrase to understand something completely wrongly Thesaurus: to not understand, or to misunderstandsynonym Main entry: wrong …   Useful english dictionary

  • get the wrong idea — informal to believe something that is not true I ll explain everything to George. I wouldn t want him to get the wrong idea …   English dictionary

  • get someone wrong — spoken to not understand someone You ve got me all wrong, I never meant to hurt you. I guess I got you wrong. I thought you meant Tuesday, not today …   English dictionary

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