get (someone or something) wrong


: to fail to understand (someone or something) correctly
She got the instructions wrong.
Don't get me wrong—I like his parents. They're just a little too strict.
You've got it all wrong! That's not how it's done.

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“Get (someone or something) wrong.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

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