wrong number


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wrong number

n
(Telecommunications) a telephone number wrongly connected or dialled in error or the person so contacted
Translations
omyl
forkert nummer
väärä numero
pogrešan broj
間違い電話
잘못 걸린 전화
ringa fel
หมายเลขที่ผิด
số sai

wrong number

n you have the wrong number (Telec) → ha sbagliato numero

wrong number

رَقْمٌ خَطَأ omyl forkert nummer falsche Nummer λάθος αριθμός número equivocado väärä numero faux numéro pogrešan broj numero sbagliato 間違い電話 잘못 걸린 전화 verkeerd nummer feil nummer pomyłka telefoniczna número errado неверный номер ringa fel หมายเลขที่ผิด yanlış numara số sai 拨错号码
References in classic literature ?
And they are not apt to remember that most of the delays and blunders are being made, not by the expert girls, but by the careless people who persist in calling wrong numbers and in ignoring the niceties of telephone etiquette.
First off, call a radio phone-in show with an outrageous opinion guaranteed to get you on the air, let the presenter build you up, and then, when he asks you your opinion, say: "Sorry, I think I've got the wrong number.
The Right Wrong Number serves up a triple helping of intrigue, danger, and saucy scandal.
On Page 2 of yesterday's Record, we printed a wrong number in Wednesday's lottery results.
WE'VE all had our fair share of wrong number calls over the years, but a couple in Atlanta has been suffering a much greater nuisance, thanks to a bunch of mobile phones.
UK spaceman MAJOR TIM PEAKE, 43, tried to phone home from the International Space Station - and got the wrong number.
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The result is an accumulation of defective daughter cells with the wrong number of chromosomes and therefore the wrong number of genes.
The skill explanations were occasionally difficult to follow with the occasional wrong number named for a grid reference.
Sorry," some tell the sloppy caller, "I'm afraid you have the wrong number.
When the researchers examined brains from the fetal mice, they discovered that about half to two-thirds of brain cells had the wrong number of chromosomes, Chun said during a news conference November 13.
Reading the wrong number out afterwards was part of the same problem.

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