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Idioms for 'Wrong'

bark up the wrong tree To attempt or pursue the wrong thing; to take the wrong approach; to follow a false lead.
barking up the wrong tree A judgement call and assertion to another that he has miscalculated the reality of a situation.
barking up the wrong tree! Picking the wrong person, the most unlikely person, to do, listen, or accept something.
barking-up the wrong tree: {Coon Hunters Remark:} Coon Dogs Chase Raccoon up Trees. They Bark at the Tree so Hunter Can 'Shoot' Coon out of the Tree:
down the wrong alley We're not thinking Alike, We're not on the same page;
get out of bed on the wrong side To start the day in a bad mood for no apparent reason.
get up on the wrong side of the bed To feel irritable; to be in a bad mood; to have a bad day from the start, for no particular reason.
go down the wrong way To swallow food or drink so that it goes down the wrong tube in one's throat and makes one cough or for a short period lose one's breath or choke.
go wrong To fail or go amiss; to have a bad outcome.
go wrong To malfunction.
go wrong to become depraved
in the wrong place at the wrong time Describing actions or activities that the speaker considers inappropriate, misdirected, or unlikely to yield good results.
in the wrong place at the wrong time At a location where something bad is about to happen at just the time of its occurrence.
put a foot wrong To make a mistake.
rub somebody the wrong way To bother, disturb, irritate, or annoy.
rub someone the wrong way To bother, disturb, irritate, or annoy.
rub the wrong way To annoy someone without intending to.
rub up the wrong way To annoy or anger someone
start off on the wrong foot To begin badly; especially, to begin a relationship badly.
to get hold of wrong end of the stick to not understand the situation correctly
wake up on the wrong side of bed To feel grumpy, irritable; to be easily annoyed.
wrong place at the wrong time Noun form of in the wrong place at the wrong time.
wrong side of the tracks . May refer to area where the working class, poor or extremely poor live.