get (someone) wrong

idiom

Definition of get (someone) wrong

: to misunderstand what someone is saying Don't get me wrong—I like his parents. They're just a little too strict. I hope I didn't get him wrong. I thought he said I could tell you what happened.

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“Get (someone) wrong.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20%28someone%29%20wrong. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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