barking up the wrong tree

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A judgement call and assertion to another that he has miscalculated the reality of a situation.
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It's quite obvious, Hector, if you will stand back and assess the factors; You are barking up the wrong tree.
The raccoon was up that tree earlier this evening, You and your dogs are wrong this time.

Submitted by WerterBuch on October 26, 2015

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