get (hold of) the wrong end of the stick

get (hold of) the wrong end of the stick
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    'And you've got hold of the wrong end of the stick,' Kilwhillie added. 'I have no intention of marrying Mrs Urquhart-Unwin' (C. Mackenzie). Her eyes flashed angrily. 'You've got the wrong end of the stick,' she said (A. Christie)

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  • get hold of the wrong end of the stick — get (hold of) the wrong end of the stick informal to not understand a situation correctly. Her friend saw us arrive at the party together and got hold of the wrong end of the stick. I said how nice he was and Julie got the wrong end of the stick… …   New idioms dictionary

  • get hold of the wrong end of the stick — To misunderstand • • • Main Entry: ↑end get hold of the wrong end of the stick To misunderstand something totally • • • Main Entry: ↑wrong …   Useful english dictionary

  • get (hold of) the wrong end of the stick — get (hold of) the ˌwrong end of the ˈstick idiom (BrE, informal) to understand sth in the wrong way Main entry: ↑wrongidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • get (hold of) the wrong end of the stick — Brit. misunderstand something. → wrong …   English new terms dictionary

  • get hold of the wrong end of the stick — ► get hold of the wrong end of the stick misunderstand something. Main Entry: ↑wrong …   English terms dictionary

  • get hold of the wrong end of the stick — (*ENPITE.BTR*/) confuse the issue, be confused …   English contemporary dictionary

  • get the wrong end of the stick — get (hold of) the wrong end of the stick informal to not understand a situation correctly. Her friend saw us arrive at the party together and got hold of the wrong end of the stick. I said how nice he was and Julie got the wrong end of the stick… …   New idioms dictionary

  • Characters of The Order of the Stick — This is a list of characters from the webcomic The Order of the Stick (OOTS). It is a comedic webcomic that celebrates and satirizes tabletop role playing games and medieval fantasy through the ongoing tale of the eponymous fellowship of… …   Wikipedia

  • wrong — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not correct or true; mistaken or in error. 2) unjust, dishonest, or immoral. 3) in a bad or abnormal condition; amiss. ► ADVERB 1) in a mistaken or undesirable manner or direction. 2) with an incorrect result. ► …   English terms dictionary

  • Elan (Order of the Stick) — Superherobox caption=Elan, in his Dashing Swordsman outfit, is reunited with Banjo the Clown (his deity). Drawn by Rich Burlew. comic color=background:#8080ff character name=Elan real name= publisher=Giant In The Playground debut= The Order of… …   Wikipedia

  • stick — stick1 W3S3 [stık] v past tense and past participle stuck [stʌk] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(attach)¦ 2¦(push in)¦ 3¦(put)¦ 4¦(move part of body)¦ 5¦(difficult to move)¦ 6 stick in somebody s mind 7 make something stick 8¦(name)¦ 9 somebody c …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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