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6 phrases found for the topic Wrong

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Phrase: Two wrongs do not make a right

Meaning: The fact that somebody else has done the same bad action does not mean that it is correct.

Example:
Just because corrupt politicians steal money does not mean that you should steal money too. Two wrongs do not make a right.

Date: 2018-02-16 19:22:39

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Phrase: Be dead wrong

Meaning: Be completely wrong.

Examples:
You're dead wrong. Things did not happen that way.
You are dead wrong. I did not vote for that political party. They are right-wing extremists.

Date: 2018-02-14 16:54:41

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Phrase: Right a wrong

Meaning: To correct an injustice or an unfair situation.

Examples:
It is not always easy to right a wrong.
She was given a hundred thousand pounds to right a wrong that the company had done to her in the past.
I said some nasty words to my wife yesterday. To right this wrong, I will buy her some flowers and ask her to forgive me. I am very sorry for it.
He says that they have ruined his life, and that he will ruin theirs to right the wrong done to him. (In other words, he will avenge himself.)

Date: 2018-02-11 16:53:32

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Phrase: Bark up the wrong tree

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Phrase: Get hold of the wrong end of something

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Phrase: I only get noticed when I do something wrong!

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