As mad as a wrongly shot hog - (USA) If someone is as mad as a wrongly shot hog, they are very angry. (Same as, Angry as a bear or Angry as a bull).
Back the wrong horse - If you back the wrong horse, you give your support to the losing side in something.
Barking up the wrong tree - If you are barking up the wrong tree, it means that you have completely misunderstood something or are totally wrong.
Born on the wrong side of the blanket - A child born on the wrong side of the blanket is illegitimate- his or her parents were not married at the time of the birth.
Dead wrong - If someone is dead wrong, they are absolutely in error, absolutely incorrect or of incorrect opinion.
Get out of bed on the wrong side - If you get out of bed on the wrong side, you wake up and start the day in a bad mood for no real reason.
Right church, wrong pew - Right church, wrong pew means that someone is very nearly right, but someting is wrong.
Rub someone up the wrong way - If you annoy or irritate someone when you didn't mean to, you rub them up the wrong way.
Wrong end of the stick - If someone has got the wrong end of the stick, they have misunderstood what someone has said to them.
Wrong foot - If you start something on the wrong foot, you start badly.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. wrong, wrang, a. & n., AS. wrang, n.; originally, awry, wrung, fr. wringan, to wring; akin to D. wrang, bitter, Dan. vrang, wrong, Sw. vrång, Icel. rangr, awry, wrong. See Wring
Of course we were wrong; of course we were foolish.
"My Friend Smith" by Talbot Baines Reed
I can not still the voice within me that says, 'Wrong, wrong,' to what I am doing.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
If you have done wrong, come to me and tell me like a man.
"In Honour's Cause" by George Manville Fenn
Why should so many men marry the wrong girls, so many girls the wrong men?
"We Three" by Gouverneur Morris
Feelings of displeasure against what is wrong.
"The Teacher" by Jacob Abbott
But he had only become conscious of his wrongs as his wrongs had been gradually righted.
"Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens" by G. K. Chesterton
This sentence is wrong.
"Practical Grammar and Composition" by Thomas Wood
But surely right was right and wrong wrong.
"The Highgrader" by William MacLeod Raine
I think that she is wrong in what she is doing; thoroughly, absolutely wrong.
"Orley Farm" by Anthony Trollope
But He that took her canna do wrong.
"Janet's Love and Service" by Margaret M Robertson
I just had some wrong-number trouble.
"Unwise Child" by Gordon Randall Garrett
She found, however, that she had much wronged this energetic young lady.
"How It All Came Round" by L. T. Meade
Miss Mackenzie immediately saw that she had been wrong.
"Miss Mackenzie" by Anthony Trollope
She could not be certain what was the matter, but she saw that something was wrong.
"Deerbrook" by Harriet Martineau
It was wrong to have delayed even for an instant.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
If you've done wrong, the wrong's done now, and frettin' won't help it.
"St. Winifred's" by Frederic W. Farrar
Slavery was regarded by all as an evil, and by most as a wrong.
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
Instead of feeling right I have felt wrong all the time, almost, and I can't help it.
"The Wide, Wide World" by Susan Warner
What ever in the world's wrong with you?
"The Combined Maze" by May Sinclair
I think you are wrong, Michael.
"Lover or Friend" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Ghost of old love, wronged ghost,
Return: though all the pain
Of all once loved, long lost,
Come back again.
"To A Portrait" by Arthur Symons
Oh! have you heard the boastful song
Who often in their zeal go wrong,
And never care a damn.
"Hiland-Buckingham" by Samuel Alfred Beadle
Her face seemed fair as Mary's is,
That knows no sin or wrong;
Her presence filled the silences
As music fills a song.
"Lilith" by Madison Julius Cawein
The wrong that pains my soul below
I dare not throne above,
I know not of His hate, - I know
His goodness and His love.
"The Eternal Goodness" by John Greenleaf Whittier
In that good sunlight well we knew
The hues of wrong and right;
We slept among the roses through
The long enchanted night.
"In Age" by Edith Nesbit
"And when the priest besought her to do me no
She said, 'May God forgive me! I have closed
my heart too long.'
"Mary Garvin" by John Greenleaf Whittier
You're Doing It Wrong: Biscuits.
You're Doing It Wrong: Pancakes.
Why investors keep getting it wrong.
Best Buy's Time Is Running Out: What Went Wrong And How To Make It Right.
'I had the wrong ball-striking week at the wrong time'.
In Appalachian Ohio, long lines at food pantries show just how wrong-headed a plan for economic recovery based on enriching the wealthy really is.
The only thing wrong with October is that it is far too short.
The $35 credit card-sized computer was built with the wrong jack, Raspberry Pi said in a Thursday blog post.
Paddy's Day cuisine can include more than just corned beef and cabbage not that there's anything wrong with corned beef and cabbage (we love it).
'I Did An Awful, Awful Lot That Was Wrong'.
CAFTA is the wrong move for Congress.
Crews have re-opened lanes of northbound I-94 near the Milwaukee/Racine County line after an alleged wrong way drunk driving crash.
Don't get us wrong: We were all for long-jammer board shorts when they first trickled out from the surf crowd to the vacationer crowd.
Do you know what's wrong with you.
The first clue I was wrong: the butternut squash pizza.
Thus, the wrong transfer function is used if one simply sets ˜δ0 ( ~m, ~n ) to δ0 ( ~m ).
Multiscale Gaussian Random Fields for Cosmological Simulations
This is a simpliﬁcation that proves wrong in some reports.
Generating a 3D Simulation of a Car Accident from a Written Description in Natural Language: the CarSim System
Clearly the analogue of 2.2 is wrong for C∞ (X ).
Generalized pseudo-Riemannian geometry
The indexing of the rows and columns is wrong; however, modulo the difference in labeling this should be the decomposition matrix of S (Λr,n ).
The representation theory of the Ariki-Koike and cyclotomic q-Schur algebras
However, already the I −3 -analogue of theorem IV.6 seems to be wrong (see the following example).
(In)finiteness of Spherically Symmetric Static Perfect Fluids
If factors of 2, π and i seem to be wrong, they probably are.
Quantum Field Theory and Representation Theory: A Sketch
The reason for that wrong prefactor of Eq. (35) is the following.
Effects of nonlinear sweep in the Landau-Zener-Stueckelberg effect
However, it seems to be completely wrong to stress this particular aspect of the new theory and in what follows we will try to discuss mostly simple and natural physical aspects of string theory.
String Theory or Field Theory?
The energy difference of hits in each pair is required to be less than 7 keV to suppress wrong combinations.
U )((∀h ∈ imA)h(x) = 0 −→ ∗f (x) = 0). which is a wrong formula Robinson applied to ξ .
Elements of Nonstandard Algebraic Geometry
We prove this by assuming (wrongly) that A is recursive.
A Universal Approach to Self-Referential Paradoxes, Incompleteness and Fixed Points
Since the work of Ferrenberg et al. [PRL 69, (1992)] some pseudo random number generators are known to yield wrong results in cluster Monte Carlo simulations.
Entropy of Pseudo Random Number Generators
It follows from the above, that the claim in stating that the NS inversion theory is fundamentally wrong, is correct and justiﬁed completely and in detail in .
Comments on the letter of P.Sabatier "An erroneous statement"
One may argue that the NS theory, being fundamentally wrong as an inverse scattering theory, can be used as a parameter-ﬁtting procedure.
Comments on the letter of P.Sabatier "An erroneous statement"
But this assumption could turn out to be wrong.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture