English version

be in the wrong

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe in the wrongbe in the wrongFAULT/BE somebody'S FAULTto make a mistake or deserve the blame for something Which driver was in the wrong? wrong
Examples from the Corpus
be in the wrongIt was somewhat over-elaborate, or, rather, the complications were in the wrong places.Hardin publicly admitted he had been in the wrong.Why did he always choose to lose his temper over issues in which he was in the wrong?I was unable to use the public toilets since I was told I was in the wrong one whichever I went to.I was in the wrong place.Shaw was in the wrong marriage, but Margarett was in the wrong life.Jimmy Stewart is in the wrong place at the wrong time.They prod us with their guns, they curse us, they shove anyone they think is in the wrong place.We were in the wrong spot a couple of times.
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