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 Meanings and Examples of WRONG
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
wrong
 a.  not correct or true
 n.  an injustice
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  As to poor Lestrade's discovery it was simply a blind intended to put the police upon a wrong track, by suggesting Socialism and secret societies.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
2  It was simply a ruse to divert inquiry into a wrong channel.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
3  I was knocked all in a heap therefore at seeing a light in the window, and I suspected as something was wrong.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
4  The fun of it is," he cried, "that that fool Lestrade, who thinks himself so smart, has gone off upon the wrong track altogether.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
5  What amuses me is to think of Lestrade, who had started off upon the wrong scent.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
6  I have made my case out, and it seems I was wrong.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
7  Lestrade went after his man, Stangerson, and it appears that he was wrong too.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
8  Convinced that he had taken the wrong turn, he tried another, but with the same result.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
9  When I had him fairly inside my cab, my heart jumped so with joy that I feared lest at this last moment my aneurism might go wrong.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
10  Perhaps it was some mischievous idea of setting the police upon a wrong track, for I felt light-hearted and cheerful.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
11  It must have been a private wrong, and not a political one, which called for such a methodical revenge.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VII. THE CONCLUSION
12  Whenever anything went wrong it became usual to attribute it to Snowball.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VII
13  But a few days later Muriel, reading over the Seven Commandments to herself, noticed that there was yet another of them which the animals had remembered wrong.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
14  She held her deck chair at the wrong angle.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 3
15  It was the noise a machine makes when something has gone wrong.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 5
Example Sentence: (180 in 13 pages)
16  It's wrong to inflict pain on any animal.
17  When things go wrong, running away is not the answer.
18  I spent hours doing that calculation and I still got the answer wrong.
19  If anything can go wrong, it will.
20  There were no outward signs that anything was wrong.
21  I did not acknowledge that he had done anything wrong.
22  Your ability to argue is of little avail if the facts are wrong.
23  There must be something wrong with my left arm, which is asleep.
24  I'm sorry I got your name wrong in my article.
25  We were wrong to assume that she'd agree.
26  It is wrong to assume that technological advance brings a higher quality of life.
27  It would be wrong to assume that rich countries will always be able to insulate themselves with drugs against the ravages of new diseases.
28  His attorney argued that Cope could not distinguish between right and wrong.
29  We take the view that it would be wrong to interfere.
30  He zoomed through junctions without stopping and sped the wrong way down a one-way street.