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wrong /rɔɳ/
  • tính từ
    • xấu, không tốt, tồi
      • it is wrong to speak ill of one's companion: nói xấu bạn là không tốt
    • trái, ngược
      • in the wrong sense: trái chiều, ngược
      • the wrong side: mặt trái
      • wrong side foremost: ngược, trước ra sau
      • wrong side out: trái, trong ra ngoài
      • wrong side up: ngược, trên xuống dưới
    • sai, không đúng, lầm; trái lý, sai trái
      • my watch is wrong: đồng hồ tôi không đúng
      • wrong use of a word: sự dùng từ sai
      • to be wrong: trái lý, sai
    • không ổn
      • there is something wrong with him: anh ta có điều gì không ổn
      • what's wrong with that?: được cả, không có gì không ổn phải không?
    • to be on the wrong side of forty
      • (xem) side
    • to be in the wrong box
      • (xem) box
    • to have (get) hold of the wrong end of the stick
      • có ý nghĩ hoàn toàn lầm; có cảm tưởng hoàn toàn lầm
    • on the wrong foot
      • (thể dục,thể thao) trái chân, tréo giò
  • phó từ
    • sai, không đúng, không đáng, bậy
      • to do a sum wrong: làm sai một bài tính
    • lạc
      • to lead someone wrong: dẫn ai lạc đường
    • to get in wrong with someone
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) bị ai ghét
    • to get someone in wrong
      • làm cho ai mất tín nhiệm; làm cho ai bị ghét bỏ
    • to go wrong
      • lạc đường, lầm đường
    • (kỹ thuật) hỏng, không chạy (máy)
    • (thương nghiệp) không chạy, tiến hành không tốt
    • (nghĩa bóng) trở nên xấu, hỏng đi
    • (nghĩa bóng) sa ngã, lầm lạc
    • danh từ
      • điều xấu, điều không tốt, mặt xấu, cái xấu
        • to make wrong right: làm cho cái xấu thành tốt
        • to know right from wrong: biết phân biệt phải trái
      • điều sai trái, điều bất công
        • to be in the wrong: trái
        • to put someone in the wrong: đổ cái sai cho ai
      • (pháp lý) điều thiệt hại, điều tổn hại
        • to do somebody wrong: làm hại ai
    • ngoại động từ
      • làm hại, làm thiệt hại (người nào)
      • đối đãi bất công (với người nào)
      • chụp mũ, gán cho những động cơ không tốt
    Concise Dictionary
    wrongs|wronged|wrongingrɔn /rɒŋ
    noun
    +that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
    +any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
    verb
    +treat unjustly; do wrong to
    adj.
    +not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth
    +contrary to conscience or morality or law
    +not appropriate for a purpose or occasion
    +not functioning properly
    +based on or acting or judging in error
    +not in accord with established usage or procedure
    +used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward
    +badly timed
    adv.
    +in an incorrect manner
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    adj.
    1 improper, unjust, unfair, injudicious, unethical, terrible, foul, awful, bad, immoral, sinful, evil, iniquitous, villainous, wicked, vile, diabolic(al), infernal, fiendish, corrupt, dishonest, reprehensible, abominable, dreadful, dishonourable, blameworthy, naughty, shameful, disgraceful, opprobrious, criminal, felonious, illegal, illicit, unlawful, illegitimate, Colloq crooked:
    They believe that all war is wrong. It was wrong of you to come here while my husband was away.
    2 mistaken, in error, erroneous, incorrect, inaccurate, imprecise, inexact, fallacious, askew, false, wide of the mark; strange, odd, peculiar, curious; Colloq off target or US also off the target, Brit off beam, US off the beam:
    The answers to these four questions were all wrong. You certainly have some wrong ideas about me.
    3 incorrect, improper, unsuitable:
    They must have given us the wrong baby at the hospital.
    4 inappropriate, inapt, improper, indecorous, unseemly, unfitting, unacceptable, undesirable, incongruous, unbecoming, out of place, ill-considered, wrong-headed, imprudent, misguided, inexpedient, impolitic, infelicitous, Colloq out of line:
    You saw nothing wrong in inviting girls to stay with you in your rooms? Your mother thinks she's the wrong girl for you.
    5 out of order, not working, faulty, awry, amiss, the matter, defective, imperfect, unsound, flawed, deficient:
    Considering the noise my car makes, there must be something wrong.
    6 opposite, reverse, incorrect, improper:
    That is the wrong direction to the post office.
    adv.
    7 awry, imperfectly, incorrectly, improperly, inappropriately, amiss, badly, wrongly, Scots and No. Eng. and Literary agley, Colloq out of sync:
    You've wired up the video all wrong.
    8 go wrong.
    (a) go astray, falter, fail, lapse, err, fall from grace, go to the bad, deteriorate, go downhill, backslide, regress, retrogress, recidivate:
    Her father was convinced that she would go wrong if she went into the theatre.
    (b) fail, malfunction, break down, miscarry, backfire, fall through, Colloq flop, come to grief, go kaput, Brit go phut:
    The entire plan went wrong when Clara started screaming.
    v.
    9 abuse, mistreat, injure, misuse, maltreat, ill-use, ill-treat, discredit, asperse, calumniate, malign, dishonour, impose upon, take advantage of, harm, damage, oppress:
    He believes he was wronged by his commanding officer.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    adjective, adverb, noun, verb
    + adjective
    not correct
    1 not right or correct: I got all the answers wrong. + He was driving on the wrong side of the road. + Sorry, I must have dialled the wrong number. + You're holding the camera the wrong way up! + That picture is the wrong way round.
    2 [not before noun] ~ (about sth/sb)
    ~ (to do sth) (of a person) not right about sth/sb
    Synonym: MISTAKEN
    I think she lives at number 44, but I could be wrong. + You were wrong about Tom; he's not married after all. + We were wrong to assume that she'd agree. + She would prove him wrong (= prove that he was wrong) whatever happened. + (spoken) You think you've beaten me but that's where you're wrong. + (spoken) Correct me if I'm wrong (= I may be wrong) but didn't you say you two knew each other?
    causing problems
    3 [not before noun] ~ (with sb/sth) causing problems or difficulties; not as it should be: Is anything wrong? You look worried. + 'What's wrong?' 'Oh, nothing.' + There's something wrong with the printer. + The doctor could find nothing wrong with him. + I have something wrong with my foot.
    not suitable
    4 [usually before noun] ~ (sth) (for sth)
    ~ (sth to do) not suitable, right or what you need: He's the wrong person for the job. + I realized that it was the wrong thing to say. + We don't want this document falling into the wrong hands. + It was his bad luck to be in the wrong place at the wrong time (= so that he got involved in trouble without intending to).
    not morally right
    5 [not usually before noun] ~ (of / for sb) (to do sth) not morally right or honest: This man has done nothing wrong. + She acknowledged that she'd done wrong. + It is wrong to tell lies. + It was wrong of me to get so angry. + What's wrong with eating meat? + It is wrong that he should not be punished for what he did.
    wrongness noun [U] (rare, formal)
    Idioms: from / on the wrong side of the tracks from or living in a poor area or part of town
    get (hold of) the wrong end of the stick (BrE, informal) to understand sth in the wrong way
    on the wrong side of the law in trouble with the police
    take sth the wrong way to be offended by a remark that was not intended to be offensive: She always takes things the wrong way.
    more at BACK v., BARK v., BED n., FAR adv., FOOT n., NOTE n., RUB v., SIDE n., TRACK n.
    + adverb (used after verbs) in a way that produces a result that is not correct or that you do not want: My name is spelt wrong. + The program won't load. What am I doing wrong? + I was trying to apologize but it came out wrong (= what I said sounded wrong). + 'I thought you were going out.' 'Well you must have thought wrong, then!'
    Antonym: RIGHT
    Idioms

    get sb wrong (spoken) to not understand correctly what sb means: Don't get me wrong (= do not be offended by what I am going to say), I think he's doing a good job, but ...
    get sth wrong (spoken)
    1 to not understand a situation correctly: No, you've got it all wrong. She's his wife.
    2 to make a mistake with sth: I must have got the figures wrong. + It looks like they got their predictions wrong again.
    go wrong
    1 to make a mistake: If you do what she tells you, you won't go far wrong. + Where did we go wrong with those kids (= what mistakes did we make for them to behave so badly)?
    2 (of a machine) to stop working correctly: My watch keeps going wrong.
    3 to experience problems or difficulties: The relationship started to go wrong when they moved abroad. + What else can go wrong (= what other problems are we going to have)?
    you can't go wrong (with sth) (spoken) used to say that sth will always be acceptable in a particular situation: For a quick lunch you can't go wrong with pasta.
    more at FOOT n.
    + noun
    1 [U] behaviour that is not honest or morally acceptable: Children must be taught the difference between right and wrong. + Her son can do no wrong in her eyes.
    2 [C] (formal) an act that is not legal, honest or morally acceptable: It is time to forgive past wrongs if progress is to be made.
    Antonym: RIGHT
    Idioms

    in the wrong responsible for an accident, a mistake, an argument, etc: The motorcyclist was clearly in the wrong. + It took a lot of courage to admit that she was in the wrong.
    two wrongs don't make a right (saying) used to say that if sb does sth bad to you, the situation will not be improved by doing sth bad to them
    more at RIGHT v.
    + verb [VN] [usually passive] (formal) to treat sb badly or in an unfair way: He felt deeply wronged by the allegations.
    WHICH WORD?

    wrong / wrongly / wrongfully
    In informal language wrong can be used as an adverb instead of wrongly, when it means 'incorrectly' and comes after a verb or its object: My name was spelled wrong. + I'm afraid you guessed wrong. Wrongly is used before a past participle or a that clause:
    My name was wrongly spelt. + She guessed wrongly that he was a teacher.

    Wrongfully is usually used in a formal legal situation with words like convicted, dismissed and imprisoned.
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    ADJ.

    great, terrible | past | legal, moral | civil, criminal
    There are various kinds of civil wrongs, or torts.

    VERB + WRONG

    commit, do (sb), inflict
    If they do wrong, they have to be punished. You are answerable in court for wrongs done to individuals. According to her, her son could do no wrong. He admitted he had done her wrong and asked for forgiveness.
    | compensate (sb) for, make up for, put right, redress, right, undo
    How can we right these wrongs?
    | suffer
    It's the job of the newspapers to expose the wrongs suffered by such people.
    | forgive
    The two communities must learn to forgive past wrongs.
    | acknowledge, apologize for, recognize | see no
    I see no wrong in asking him to share the expenses.
    | expose | avenge, take revenge for

    PREP.

    in the ~
    Although he knew he was in the wrong, he wouldn't apologize.

    PHRASES

    the difference between right and wrong
    Children have to learn the difference between right and wrong.
    | the rights and wrongs (of sth)
    Whatever the rights and wrongs of the situation, there's not a lot we can do.

    adj

    VERBS

    be, seem | go
    Things seemed to be going horribly wrong.
    | get sth
    He got all his sums wrong.
    | find sth
    The doctor could find nothing physically wrong with him.
    | get sb
    Don't get me wrong (= don't misunderstand me)?I'm not asking for any favours.
    | prove sb
    She was able to prove him wrong.

    ADV.

    all, badly, disastrously, drastically, grossly, hopelessly, horribly, seriously, terribly, tragically
    You've got it all wrong. I never meant to imply that you were responsible.
    | absolutely, completely, entirely, fundamentally, quite, totally, wholly | just, simply
    She's simply wrong for this job.
    | not far
    They weren't far wrong with their estimate of 100,000.
    | not necessarily | clearly, obviously, plainly | morally, physically

    PREP.

    about
    You were completely wrong about Maurice. He's not leaving.
    | with
    She was worried that there was something seriously wrong with her.


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