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wrong

 (rông, rŏng)
adj.
1. Not in conformity with fact or truth; incorrect or erroneous: a wrong answer.
2.
a. Contrary to conscience, morality, or law: Stealing is wrong.
b. Unfair; unjust: The kids felt it was wrong when some got to go on the field trip but not others.
3. Not required, intended, or wanted: took a wrong turn.
4. Not fitting or suitable; inappropriate or improper: said the wrong thing.
5. Not in accord with established usage, method, or procedure: the wrong way to shuck clams.
6. Not functioning properly; amiss: What is wrong with the TV?
7. Designating the side, as of a garment, that is less finished and not intended to show: socks worn wrong side out.
adv.
1. In a wrong manner; mistakenly or erroneously: answered wrong.
2. In a wrong course or direction: turned wrong at the crossroads.
3. Immorally or unjustly: She acted wrong in lying.
n.
1.
a. An unjust, injurious, or immoral act: felt that he had been done a wrong.
b. That which is unjust, immoral, or improper: doesn't seem to know right from wrong.
c. The condition of being in error or at fault: I hate being in the wrong.
2.
a. An invasion or a violation of another's legal rights.
b. Law A tort.
tr.v. wronged, wrong·ing, wrongs
1. To treat (someone) unjustly or injuriously.
2. To discredit unjustly; malign: "those whom he had wronged with his bitter pen" (Evan I. Schwartz).
Idioms:
do (someone) wrong Informal
To be unfaithful or disloyal.
go wrong
1. To go amiss; turn out badly: What went wrong with their business?
2. To make a mistake or mistakes: parents wondering where they went wrong raising their child.
3. To behave immorally after a period of innocence or moral behavior: a young man who went wrong.

[Middle English, of Scandinavian origin; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

wrong′er n.
wrong′ly adv.
wrong′ness n.

wrong

(rɒŋ)
adj
1. not correct or truthful: the wrong answer.
2. acting or judging in error: you are wrong to think that.
3. (postpositive) immoral; bad: it is wrong to cheat.
4. deviating from or unacceptable to correct or conventional laws, usage, etc
5. not intended or wanted: the wrong road.
6. (postpositive) not working properly; amiss: something is wrong with the engine.
7. (Textiles) US (of a side, esp of a fabric) intended to face the inside so as not to be seen
8. get on the wrong side of US get in wrong with informal to come into disfavour with
9. (Physiology) go down the wrong way (of food) to pass into the windpipe instead of the gullet
adv
10. in the wrong direction or manner
11. go wrong
a. to turn out other than intended
b. to make a mistake
c. (of a machine, etc) to cease to function properly
d. to go astray morally
12. get wrong
a. to fail to understand properly
b. to fail to provide the correct answer to
n
13. a bad, immoral, or unjust thing or action
14. (Law) law
a. an infringement of another person's rights, rendering the offender liable to a civil action, as for breach of contract or tort: a private wrong.
b. a violation of public rights and duties, affecting the community as a whole and actionable at the instance of the Crown: a public wrong.
15. in the wrong mistaken or guilty
vb (tr)
16. to treat unjustly
17. to discredit, malign, or misrepresent
18. to seduce or violate
[Old English wrang injustice, from Old Norse vrang; see wring]
ˈwronger n
ˈwrongly adv
ˈwrongness n

wrong

(rɔŋ, rɒŋ)

adj.
1. not in accordance with what is morally right or good: a wrong deed.
2. deviating from truth or fact; erroneous: a wrong answer.
3. not correct in action, judgment, opinion, etc., as a person; in error.
4. not proper or usual; not in accordance with rules or practice.
5. out of order; awry; amiss: Something is wrong with the machine.
6. not suitable or appropriate: the wrong shoes with that dress.
7. of or designating the side ordinarily kept inward or under: to wear a sweater wrong side out.
n.
8. something improper or not in accordance with morality, goodness, or truth; evil.
9. an injustice.
10. Law.
a. an invasion of another's right, resulting in that person's suffering or damage.
b. a tort.
adv.
11. in a wrong manner; not rightly; awry; amiss.
v.t.
12. to do wrong to; treat unfairly or unjustly; harm.
13. to impute evil to (someone) unjustly; malign.
Idioms:
1. go wrong,
a. to go amiss; fail.
b. to pursue an immoral course; become depraved: Bad friends caused him to go wrong.
2. in the wrong, to blame; in error: to be in the wrong without admitting it.
[before 1100; Middle English wrong, wrang, late Old English wrang < Scandinavian; compare Dan vrang wrong, Old Norse rangr awry; akin to wring]
wrong′er, n.
wrong′ly, adv.
wrong′ness, n.

wrong


Past participle: wronged
Gerund: wronging

Imperative
wrong
wrong
Present
I wrong
you wrong
he/she/it wrongs
we wrong
you wrong
they wrong
Preterite
I wronged
you wronged
he/she/it wronged
we wronged
you wronged
they wronged
Present Continuous
I am wronging
you are wronging
he/she/it is wronging
we are wronging
you are wronging
they are wronging
Present Perfect
I have wronged
you have wronged
he/she/it has wronged
we have wronged
you have wronged
they have wronged
Past Continuous
I was wronging
you were wronging
he/she/it was wronging
we were wronging
you were wronging
they were wronging
Past Perfect
I had wronged
you had wronged
he/she/it had wronged
we had wronged
you had wronged
they had wronged
Future
I will wrong
you will wrong
he/she/it will wrong
we will wrong
you will wrong
they will wrong
Future Perfect
I will have wronged
you will have wronged
he/she/it will have wronged
we will have wronged
you will have wronged
they will have wronged
Future Continuous
I will be wronging
you will be wronging
he/she/it will be wronging
we will be wronging
you will be wronging
they will be wronging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been wronging
you have been wronging
he/she/it has been wronging
we have been wronging
you have been wronging
they have been wronging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been wronging
you will have been wronging
he/she/it will have been wronging
we will have been wronging
you will have been wronging
they will have been wronging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been wronging
you had been wronging
he/she/it had been wronging
we had been wronging
you had been wronging
they had been wronging
Conditional
I would wrong
you would wrong
he/she/it would wrong
we would wrong
you would wrong
they would wrong
Past Conditional
I would have wronged
you would have wronged
he/she/it would have wronged
we would have wronged
you would have wronged
they would have wronged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wrong - that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law; "he feels that you are in the wrong"
unjustness, injustice - the practice of being unjust or unfair
rightfulness, right - anything in accord with principles of justice; "he feels he is in the right"; "the rightfulness of his claim"
2.wrong - any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
injury - wrongdoing that violates another's rights and is unjustly inflicted
Verb1.wrong - treat unjustly; do wrong to
aggrieve - infringe on the rights of
do by, treat, handle - interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
sandbag - treat harshly or unfairly
victimise, victimize - make a victim of; "I was victimized by this con-man"
redress, right, correct, compensate - make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
Adj.1.wrong - not correctwrong - not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth; "an incorrect calculation"; "the report in the paper is wrong"; "your information is wrong"; "the clock showed the wrong time"; "found themselves on the wrong road"; "based on the wrong assumptions"
inaccurate - not exact; "an inaccurate translation"; "the thermometer is inaccurate"
improper - not suitable or right or appropriate; "slightly improper to dine alone with a married man"; "improper medication"; "improper attire for the golf course"
false - not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality; "gave false testimony under oath"; "false tales of bravery"
correct, right - free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth; "the correct answer"; "the correct version"; "the right answer"; "took the right road"; "the right decision"
2.wrong - contrary to conscience or morality or law; "it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor"; "cheating is wrong"; "it is wrong to lie"
unethical - not conforming to approved standards of social or professional behavior; "unethical business practices"
evil - morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds"
unjust - violating principles of justice; "unjust punishment"; "an unjust judge"; "an unjust accusation"
immoral - deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong
improper - not suitable or right or appropriate; "slightly improper to dine alone with a married man"; "improper medication"; "improper attire for the golf course"
wicked - morally bad in principle or practice
right - in conformance with justice or law or morality; "do the right thing and confess"
3.wrong - not appropriate for a purpose or occasion; "said all the wrong things"
inappropriate - not suitable for a particular occasion etc; "noise seems inappropriate at a time of sadness"; "inappropriate shoes for a walk on the beach"; "put inappropriate pressure on them"
4.wrong - not functioning properlywrong - not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine"
malfunctioning, nonfunctional - not performing or able to perform its regular function; "a malfunctioning valve"
5.wrong - based on or acting or judging in error; "it is wrong to think that way"
correct, right - correct in opinion or judgment; "time proved him right"
6.wrong - not in accord with established usage or procedure; "the wrong medicine"; "the wrong way to shuck clams"; "it is incorrect for a policeman to accept gifts"
improper - not suitable or right or appropriate; "slightly improper to dine alone with a married man"; "improper medication"; "improper attire for the golf course"
7.wrong - used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward; "socks worn wrong side out"
inside - relating to or being on the side closer to the center or within a defined space; "he reached into his inside jacket pocket"; "inside out"; "an inside pitch is between home plate and the batter"
8.wrong - badly timed; "an ill-timed intervention"; "you think my intrusion unseasonable"; "an untimely remark"; "it was the wrong moment for a joke"
inopportune - not opportune; "arrived at a most inopportune hour"; "an inopportune visit"
9.wrong - characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules; "he submitted a faulty report"; "an incorrect transcription"; the wrong side of the road"
inaccurate - not exact; "an inaccurate translation"; "the thermometer is inaccurate"
Adv.1.wrong - in an inaccurate manner; "he decided to reveal the details only after other sources had reported them incorrectly"; "she guessed wrong"

wrong

adjective
1. amiss, faulty, unsatisfactory, not right, defective, awry Pain is the body's way of telling us that something is wrong.
2. incorrect, mistaken, false, faulty, inaccurate, untrue, erroneous, off target, unsound, in error, wide of the mark, fallacious, off base (U.S. & Canad. informal), off beam (informal), way off beam (informal) That was the wrong answer - try again.
5. defective, not working, faulty, out of order, awry, askew, out of commission We think there's something wrong with the computer.
6. opposite, inside, reverse, inverse Iron the t-shirt on the wrong side to prevent damage to the design.
adverb
2. amiss, astray, awry, askew Where did we go wrong with our children?
noun
1. wickedness, injustice, unfairness, inequity, immorality, iniquity, sinfulness He doesn't seem to know the difference between right and wrong.
wickedness good, virtue, goodness, morality, honesty, fairness, decency, legality, propriety, lawfulness, high-mindedness
2. offence, injury, crime, abuse, error, sin, injustice, grievance, infringement, trespass, misdeed, transgression, infraction, bad or evil deed I intend to right the wrong done to you.
offence favour, good turn, good deed
verb
1. mistreat, abuse, hurt, injure, harm, cheat, take advantage of, discredit, oppress, malign, misrepresent, dump on (slang, chiefly U.S.), impose upon, dishonour, ill-treat, shit on (taboo slang), maltreat, ill-use She felt she had been wronged.
mistreat help, support, aid, treat well, do a favour
get someone wrong misunderstand, mistake, misinterpret, misread, misconstrue, get the wrong idea, misapprehend Don't get me wrong. I like him, but I know he can be a pain at times.
go wrong
1. fail, flop (informal), fall through, come to nothing, miscarry, misfire, come to grief (informal), go pear-shaped (informal) Nearly everything that could go wrong has gone wrong.
2. make a mistake, boob (Brit. slang), err, slip up (informal), go astray I think I've gone wrong somewhere in my calculations.
3. break down, fail, malfunction, misfire, cease to function, conk out (informal), go on the blink (slang), go kaput (informal), go phut (informal) If your video recorder goes wrong, you can have it repaired.
4. lapse, sin, err, fall from grace, go astray, go to the bad, go off the straight and narrow (informal) We condemn teenagers who go wrong and punish those who step out of line.
in the wrong guilty, mistaken, at fault, off course, off target, in error, to be blamed, off beam (informal), blameworthy He didn't argue because he knew he was in the wrong.
Quotations
"A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday" [Alexander Pope Miscellanies]
Proverbs
"Two wrongs don't make a right"

wrong

adjective
1. Containing an error or errors:
Idioms: all wet, in error, off base, off the mark.
3. Morally objectionable:
4. Not in accordance with what is usual or expected:
5. Afflicted with or exhibiting irrationality and mental unsoundness:
Informal: bonkers, cracked, daffy, gaga, loony.
Chiefly British: crackers.
Idioms: around the bend, crazy as a loon, mad as a hatter, not all there, nutty as a fruitcake, off one's head, off one's rocker, of unsound mind, out of one's mind, sick in the head, stark raving mad.
adverb
Not in the right way or on the proper course:
noun
2. That which is morally bad or objectionable:
4. An act that is not just:
Law: injury.
verb
To do a wrong to; treat unjustly:
Translations
بِطَرِيقَةٍ خاطِئَةبِطَريقَةٍ خاطِئَهخاطِئخاطِئ، غَيْر صَحيحخَطَأ، باطِل
špatněšpatný
forkertgalgøre ureti vejenuret
vääräväärinvääryysvikahuono
pogrešanpogrešno
nem megfelelő
rangursiîferîilega rangurekki réttur/hæfurgera rangt tilí ólagi; ekki eîlilegur
誤った間違った間違って
이상있는잘못된틀리게
įžeistiklystantisnesisektineteisingai pasielgtinusižengimas
aizvainotaplamiaplamsapvainotdarīt pāri
krivdiťnemorálnynie v poriadku
napačennarobe
felfelaktig
ไม่ถูกต้องผิดผิดปกติ
một cách sai lầmsai

wrong

[rɒŋ]
A. ADJ
1. (morally) (= bad) → malo; (= unfair) → injusto
it's wrong to steal; stealing is wrongrobar está mal
there's nothing wrong in thatno hay nada malo en eso
that was very wrong of youahí or en eso has hecho muy mal
you were wrong to do thathacer eso estuvo mal por tu parte
what's wrong with a drink now and again?¿qué tiene de malo tomarse una copa de vez en cuando?
there's nothing wrong with thatno hay nada malo en eso
2. (= incorrect, mistaken) [answer] → incorrecto; [calculation, belief] → equivocado
the wrong answerla respuesta incorrecta
he made a number of wrong assumptionsse equivocó al hacer ciertas suposiciones
to be wrong [person] → equivocarse, estar equivocado
that is wrongeso no es exacto or cierto
the information they gave us was wrongla información que nos dieron era incorrecta
you're wrong about thatahí or en eso estás equivocado
that clock is wrongese reloj anda or marcha mal
the letter has the wrong date on itla carta tiene la fecha equivocada
you've opened the packet at the wrong endhas abierto el paquete por el lado que no es, has abierto el paquete al revés
I was wrong in thinking thatme equivoqué al pensar que ...
I'm in the wrong jobtengo un puesto que no me conviene
he's got the wrong kind of friendsno tiene los amigos apropiados
that's the wrong kind of plugse necesita otro tipo de enchufe
she married the wrong manse equivocó al casarse con él
to play a wrong notetocar una nota falsa
you have the wrong number (Telec) → se ha equivocado de número
it's the wrong oneno es el/la que hace falta
I think you're talking to the wrong personcreo que no es conmigo con quien debería hablar
it's in the wrong placeestá mal situado, está mal colocado
is this the wrong road?¿nos habremos equivocado de camino?
wrong side [of cloth] → revés m, envés m
he was driving on the wrong side (of the road)iba por el carril contrario
to say/do the wrong thingdecir/hacer algo inoportuno
at the wrong timeinoportunamente
we were on the wrong trainnos habíamos equivocado de tren
the wrong way roundal revés
to go the wrong way (on route) → equivocarse de camino
that's the wrong way to go about itésa no es la forma de enfocarlo
a piece of bread went down the wrong wayse me fue un pedazo de pan por el otro camino or por el camino viejo
see also rub up
3. (= amiss) is anything or something wrong?¿pasa algo?
what's wrong?¿qué pasa?
what's wrong with you?¿qué te pasa?
what's wrong with the car?¿qué le pasa al coche?
nothing's wrong; there's nothing wrongno pasa nada
there's nothing wrong with it/himno le pasa nada
something's wrong; there's something wronghay algo mal or que no está bien
there's something wrong with my lights; something's wrong with my lightsalgo les pasa a mis faros
something was very wronghabía algo que no iba nada bien
4. to be wrong in the headestar chiflado
B. ADVmal
to answer wrongcontestar mal, contestar incorrectamente
you did wrong to insult himhiciste mal en insultarle
you're doing it all wronglo estás haciendo todo mal
you've done it wronglo has hecho mal
to get sth wrongequivocarse en algo
the accountant got his sums wrongel contable se equivocó al hacer las cuentas
don't get me wrongno me malinterpretes
you've got it all wrong (= misunderstood) → no has entendido nada
to go wrong [person] (on route) → equivocarse de camino; (in calculation) → equivocarse; (morally) → ir por el mal camino; [plan] → salir mal, malograrse (Peru), cebarse (Mex) (Mech) → fallar, estropearse
the robbery went wrong and they got caughtel atraco fracasó y los pillaron
something went wrong with the gearslas marchas empezaron a funcionar mal
something went wrong with their plansalgo falló en sus planes
you can't go wrong (with choice) → no te equivocarás, puedes estar seguro (with con) (in directions) → no tiene pérdida
well, in that case you thought wrongbueno, en ese caso pensaste mal
C. Nmal m
to do sb a wronghacer mal a algn
he can do no wronges incapaz de hacer mal a nadie
he did her wrongse portó mal con ella
to be in the wrong (= guilty) → obrar mal; (= mistaken) → estar equivocado
to put sb in the wrongdejar en mal lugar a algn, poner en evidencia a algn
to right a wrongdeshacer un agravio, acabar con un abuso
two wrongs don't make a rightno se subsana un error cometiendo otro
see also right C1
D. VTser injusto con
you wrong meeso no es justo
to feel that one has been wrongedsentirse agraviado

wrong

[ˈrɒŋ]
adj
(= amiss) what's wrong? → qu'est-ce qui ne va pas?, qu'est-ce qu'il y a?
What's wrong with you? → Qu'est-ce que tu as?
What's wrong with her? → Qu'est-ce qu'elle a?
What's wrong with the car? → Qu'est-ce qu'elle a, la voiture?
There's something wrong with the computer → Quelque chose ne va pas avec l'ordinateur., Il y a quelque chose qui cloche dans l'ordinateur.
There's nothing wrong → Tout va bien.
There's nothing wrong with him → Il n'y a rien qui cloche chez lui.
(= incorrectly chosen) [house, road] → mauvais(e); [multiple-choice answer] → mauvais(e)
He went to the wrong house → Il s'est rendu à la mauvaise maison.
You've arrested the wrong person → Vous avez arrêté la mauvaise personne.
The wrong man had been punished → Un homme avait été injustement puni., On avait puni le mauvais homme.
That's the wrong answer → C'est la mauvaise réponse.
(= not most suitable, not best) [decision, reasons, choice] → mauvais(e)
I'm afraid I'll make the wrong decision → J'ai peur de prendre la mauvaise décision.
We got married for the wrong reasons → Nous nous sommes mariés pour les mauvaises raisons.
I'm in the wrong job
BUT Ce n'est pas un travail pour moi.
That's the wrong kind of nail
BUT Ce n'est pas la bonne sorte de clou.
He's the wrong person for this job
BUT Ce n'est pas la bonne personne pour ce travail.
(= incorrect) [calculations] → faux(fausse)
The information they gave us was wrong → Les renseignements qu'ils nous ont donnés étaient faux.
The clock showed the wrong time → L'horloge n'était pas à l'heure.
to be wrong [answer] → être faux(fausse); [clock, watch] → ne pas être à l'heure
(= mistaken) to be wrong [person] → se tromper
I think he's coming back tonight, but I could be wrong → Je pense qu'il rentre ce soir, mais je peux me tromper.
to be wrong about sth → avoir tort de penser qch
You're wrong about that → Tu as tort de penser ça.
to be wrong in doing sth → avoir tort de faire qch
to prove sb wrong → donner tort à qn
(= morally bad) → mal
I think hunting is wrong → Je trouve que c'est mal de chasser.
it is wrong to do sth → c'est mal de faire qch
It is wrong to steal → C'est mal de voler.
to be wrong to do sth [person] → avoir tort de faire qch
You were wrong to speak to the newspapers first → Vous avez eu tort de parler aux journaux en premier.
She was wrong to leave her child alone → Elle a eu tort de laisser son enfant seul.
(= unfair) → injuste
It's wrong for one group of people to take land from another → Il est injuste qu'un groupe s'empare de la terre d'un autre.
advmal
I must have dialled wrong → J'ai dû mal composer le numéro.
It's spelled wrong → C'est mal orthographié.
to do sth wrong → se tromper
You've done it wrong → Tu t'es trompé.
to go wrong [plan] → mal tourner; [machine] → se détraquer; [person] → se tromper
Things have started to go seriously wrong → Les choses ont commencé à sérieusement mal tourner.
If things go wrong → Si les choses tournent mal ...
There's something wrong with the computer → Il y a quelque chose qui cloche dans l'ordinateur.
The robbery went wrong and they got caught → Le cambriolage a mal tourné et ils ont été pris.
Where did I go wrong? → Où me suis-je trompé?
to get sth wrong [+ answer, calculations, date, time] → se tromper dans qch
Lots of people got the answers wrong → Beaucoup de gens se trompent dans les réponses.
to get it wrong (= be mistaken) → se tromper
I'm sure you've got it wrong, she isn't like that → Je suis sûr que tu te trompes, elle n'est pas comme ça.
to get sb wrong → mal comprendre qn
don't get me wrong → comprenez-moi bien
Don't get me wrong, I like him → Comprenez-moi bien, je l'aime bien.
n
(= evil) → mal m
(= injustice) → tort m
two wrongs don't make a right → deux maux ne font pas un bien
to be in the wrong → avoir tort
vtfaire du tort à, léser
She felt she had been wronged → Elle se sentait lésée.

wrong

adj
falsch; to be wrongnicht stimmen; (answer also) → falsch sein; (person) → unrecht haben; (watch) → falsch gehen; it’s all wrongdas ist völlig verkehrt or falsch; (= not true)das stimmt alles nicht; it’s all wrong that I should have to …das ist doch nicht richtig, dass ich … muss; I was wrong about himich habe mich in ihm getäuscht or geirrt; you were wrong in thinking he did itdu hast unrecht gehabt, als du dachtest, er sei es gewesen; how wrong can you get!falscher gehts (wohl) nicht!; I took a wrong turningich habe eine verkehrte or falsche Abzweigung genommen; he went in the wrong directioner ging in die verkehrte or falsche Richtung; this is the wrong train for Bournemouthdies ist der falsche Zug, wenn Sie nach Bournemouth wollen; to say/do the wrong thingdas Falsche sagen/tun; the wrong side of the fabricdie linke Seite des Stoffes; you live in the wrong part of towndu wohnst nicht im richtigen Stadtteil; he’s got the wrong kind of friendser hat die falschen Freunde; you’ve come to the wrong man or person/placeda sind Sie an den Falschen/an die Falsche/an die falsche Adresse geraten; brown is definitely the wrong colour to be wearing this seasonBraun ist diese Saison absolut nicht modern; it feels all wrong not workinges ist ganz komisch nicht zu arbeiten; it’s the wrong time for jokeses ist nicht die richtige Zeit für Witze; it’s the wrong time and the wrong place for thatdas ist weder die Zeit noch der Ort dafür; to do something the wrong wayetw falsch or verkehrt machen ? number N c, side N e
(morally) → schlecht, unrecht; (= unfair)ungerecht, unfair; it’s wrong to steales ist unrecht zu stehlen, Stehlen ist unrecht; that was very wrong of youdas war absolut nicht richtig von dir; you were wrong to do thates war falsch or unrecht or nicht richtig von dir, das zu tun; it’s wrong of you to laughSie sollten nicht lachen; it’s wrong that he should have to askes ist unrecht or falsch, dass er überhaupt fragen muss; what’s wrong with a drink now and again?was ist schon (Schlimmes) dabei, wenn man ab und zu einen trinkt?; what’s wrong with working on Sundays?was ist denn schon dabei, wenn man sonntags arbeitet?; I don’t see anything wrong in or with thatich kann nichts Falsches daran finden, ich finde nichts daran auszusetzen
pred (= amiss) something is wrong(irgend)etwas stimmt nicht or ist nicht in Ordnung (with mit); (suspiciously) → irgendetwas stimmt da nicht or ist da faul (inf); is anything or something wrong?ist was? (inf); there’s nothing wrong(es ist) alles in Ordnung; what’s wrong?was ist los?; what’s wrong with you?was fehlt Ihnen?; there’s nothing medically wrong with hermedizinisch (gesehen) fehlt ihr nichts; I hope there’s nothing wrong at homeich hoffe, dass zu Hause alles in Ordnung ist
advfalsch; you do him wrongdu tust ihm unrecht; you did wrong to do ites war falsch or unrecht or nicht richtig von dir, das zu tun; to get something wrongsich mit etw vertun; he got the answer wronger hat die falsche Antwort gegeben; (Math) → er hat sich verrechnet; I think you got things a bit wrongich glaube, Sie sehen die Sache or das nicht ganz richtig; to get one’s sums wrongsich verrechnen; you’ve got him (all) wrong (= misunderstood him)Sie haben ihn falsch verstanden; (= he’s not like that)Sie haben sich in ihm getäuscht; you thought wrongSie haben sich geirrt; to go wrong (on route) → falsch gehen/fahren; (in calculation) → einen Fehler machen; (morally) → auf Abwege geraten; (plan etc) → schiefgehen; (affair etc) → schieflaufen; my washing machine has gone wrongmeine Waschmaschine ist nicht in Ordnung; I hope the television doesn’t go wronghoffentlich bleibt der Fernseher in Ordnung; you can’t go wrongdu kannst gar nichts verkehrt machen; you can’t go wrong if you buy him a bottle of whiskymit einer Flasche Whisky liegst du bei ihm immer richtig
nUnrecht nt no pl; (social) wrongs(soziale) Ungerechtigkeiten pl; to be in the wrongim Unrecht sein; two wrongs don’t make a rightUnrecht und Unrecht ergibt noch kein Recht; to do somebody a great wrongjdm ein großes Unrecht antun; he can do no wronger macht natürlich immer alles richtig; all the little wrongs he’d done herall die kleinen Kränkungen, die er ihr zugefügt hatte
vt to wrong somebodyjdm unrecht tun; to be wrongedungerecht behandelt werden

wrong

[rɒŋ]
1. adj
a. (morally) → sbagliato/a, riprovevole; (unfair) → ingiusto/a, sbagliato/a; (wicked) → cattivo/a
it's wrong to steal, stealing is wrong → non si deve rubare
you were wrong to do that → hai sbagliato a fare così
what's wrong with a drink now and again? → che c'è di male nel bere un bicchierino ogni tanto?
b. (incorrect) → sbagliato/a, errato/a
to be wrong (answer) → essere sbagliato/a (in doing, saying) → avere torto
I was wrong in thinking that ... → avevo torto a pensare che...
you are wrong about that → ti sbagli
c. (improper, not sought, not wanted) → sbagliato/a, inadatto/a
to say/do the wrong thing → dire/fare qc che non va
d. (amiss) is anything or something wrong?c'è qualcosa che non va?
what's wrong (with you)? → che cos'hai?, cosa c'è che non va?
there's nothing wrong → va tutto bene
there is something wrong with my lights → le luci non funzionano bene
what's wrong with your arm? → cos'hai al braccio?
what's wrong with the car? → cos'ha la macchina che non va?
to be wrong in the head (fam) → essere un po' tocco/a
2. adv (spell, pronounce) → in modo sbagliato, erroneamente
you're doing it all wrong → stai sbagliando tutto
you did wrong to do it → hai fatto male agendo così
to get sth wrong → sbagliare qc
don't get me wrong (fam) → non fraintendermi
to go wrong (on route) → sbagliare strada (in calculation) → sbagliarsi, commettere un errore (morally) → prendere una cattiva strada (plan) → andare male, fallire
something went wrong with the brakes → è successo qualcosa ai freni
you can't go wrong → non puoi sbagliarti
you won't go far wrong if you follow his advice → non rischi più di tanto a seguire il suo consiglio
3. n
a. (evil) → male m
to do wrong → far (del) male
he can do no wrong in her eyes → ai suoi occhi lui è perfetto
b. (unjust act) → torto
to do sb a wrong → fare un torto a qn
to be in the wrong → avere torto
to put sb in the wrong → mettere qn dalla parte del torto
to right a wrong → riparare a un torto
to suffer a wrong → subire un torto
4. vtfare (un) torto a

wrong

(roŋ) adjective
1. having an error or mistake(s); incorrect. The child gave the wrong answer; We went in the wrong direction.
2. incorrect in one's answer(s), opinion(s) etc; mistaken. I thought Singapore was south of the Equator, but I was quite wrong.
3. not good, not morally correct etc. It is wrong to steal.
4. not suitable. He's the wrong man for the job.
5. not right; not normal. There's something wrong with this engine; What's wrong with that child – why is she crying?
adverb
incorrectly. I think I may have spelt her name wrong.
noun
that which is not morally correct. He does not know right from wrong.
verb
to insult or hurt unjustly. You wrong me by suggesting that I'm lying.
ˈwrongful adjective
not lawful or fair. wrongful dismissal from a job.
ˈwrongfully adverb
ˈwrongfulness noun
ˈwrongly adverb
1. incorrectly. The letter was wrongly addressed.
2. unjustly. I have been wrongly treated.
ˈwrongdoer noun
a person who does wrong or illegal things. The wrongdoers must be punished.
ˈwrongdoing noun
do (someone) wrong
to insult (someone), treat (someone) unfairly etc.
do wrong
to act incorrectly or unjustly. You did wrong to punish him.
go wrong
1. to go astray, badly, away from the intended plan etc. Everything has gone wrong for her in the past few years.
2. to stop functioning properly. The machine has gone wrong – I can't get it to stop!
3. to make a mistake. Where did I go wrong in that sum?
in the wrong
guilty of an error or injustice. She is completely blameless. You're the one who's in the wrong!

wrong

بِطَرِيقَةٍ خاطِئَة, خاطِئ špatně, špatný forkert falsch, nicht richtig λανθασμένα, λανθασμένος incorrecto, mal väärä, väärin faux, mal pogrešan, pogrešno in modo sbagliato, sbagliato 誤った, 間違った, 間違って 이상있는, 잘못된, 틀리게 fout, verkeerd feil, gal źle, zły errado, incorretamente неправильно, неправильный fel, felaktig ไม่ถูกต้อง, ผิด, ผิดปกติ ahlakça suç sayılan, yanlış một cách sai lầm, sai 错的, 错误地, 错误的

wrong

n. error, falsedad;
adv. mal; incorrectamente, equivocadamente;
v.
to be ___no tener razón; estar equivocado-a;
to go ___[to fail to understand] interpretar mal; equivocarse;
a. erróneo-a; incorrecto-a;
___ treatmentel tratamiento equivocado ___;
the ___ sideel lado afectado, el lado incorrecto.
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