in the wrong

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Definition of in the wrong

: in the position or situation of being wrong We had an argument and each of us thinks that the other was in the wrong.

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“In the wrong.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20wrong. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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