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start off on the wrong footTo begin badly; especially, to begin a relationship badly.Rate it:

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start off on the right footTo begin well, especially to begin a relationship well.Rate it:

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in the wrong place at the wrong timeDescribing actions or activities that the speaker considers inappropriate, misdirected, or unlikely to yield good results.Rate it:

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in the wrong place at the wrong timeAt a location where something bad is about to happen at just the time of its occurrence.Rate it:

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wrong place at the wrong timeNoun form of in the wrong place at the wrong time.Rate it:

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put a foot wrongTo make a mistake.Rate it:

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start offTo begin.Rate it:

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start overTo begin again; to return to the beginning.Rate it:

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start upTo rise suddenly.Rate it:

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start upTo begin to operate.Rate it:

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start upTo begin.Rate it:

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flying startAn especially good start.Rate it:

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flying startThe start of a sports event in which the competitors are moving when they pass the starting line or initial jump point.Rate it:

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for a startfor one thing; as one rebutting factor among manyRate it:

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fresh startA new beginning, without prejudices.Rate it:

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head startFor example, prior to the beginning of a race.Rate it:

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head startA factor conducive to superiority and success.Rate it:

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head startinitial advantageRate it:

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start a familyTo conceive one's first childRate it:

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start afreshTo start or restart doing something from the beginning or with a clean sheet.Rate it:

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start from where you areAchievement requires realism.Rate it:

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start outto begin one's life, or occupation.Rate it:

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start with a clean sheetTo go back to square one; start all over again.Rate it:

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start with a clean slateAlternative form of start with a clean sheetRate it:

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off the back footFrom a defensive position.Rate it:

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to get hold of wrong end of the stickto not understand the situation correctlyRate it:

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bark up the wrong treeTo attempt or pursue the wrong thing; to take the wrong approach; to follow a false lead.Rate it:

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Bark Up the Wrong TreeTo have a wrong guess or idea about someone or some situation, efforts and attentions being diverted in a wrong directionRate it:

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barking up the wrong treeA judgement call and assertion to another that he has miscalculated the reality of a situation.Rate it:

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barking up the wrong tree!Picking the wrong person, the most unlikely person, to do, listen, or accept something.Rate it:

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barking-up the wrong tree:{Coon Hunters Remark:} Coon Dogs Chase Raccoon up Trees. They Bark at the Tree so Hunter Can 'Shoot' Coon out of the Tree:Rate it:

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can't do right for doing wrongBe in a situation where any course of action leads to a negative outcome.Rate it:

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correct me if I'm wrongUsed before stating something the speaker believes is true, especially while correcting what another person has said.Rate it:

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down the wrong alleyWe're not thinking Alike, We're not on the same page;Rate it:

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fall into the wrong handsTo become the possession of, or be discovered by, an unfriendly third party.Rate it:

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get into the wrong handsTo fall into the wrong hands.Rate it:

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get out of bed on the wrong sideTo start the day in a bad mood for no apparent reason.Rate it:

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get up on the wrong side of the bedTo feel irritable; to be in a bad mood; to have a bad day from the start, for no particular reason.Rate it:

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Get Up on the Wrong Side of the BedTo have a bad mood or temper, get grumpyRate it:

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go down the wrong wayTo swallow food or drink so that it goes down the wrong tube in one's throat and makes one cough or for a short period lose one's breath or choke.Rate it:

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go wrongTo fail or go amiss; to have a bad outcome.Rate it:

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go wrongTo malfunction.Rate it:

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go wrongto become depravedRate it:

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my country, right or wrongan expression of patriotism.Rate it:

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not that there's anything wrong with thatA signal phrase that one does not wish to offend when discussing a potentially contentious issue involving personal beliefs.Rate it:

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often wrong, never in doubtHaving overconfidence in one's opinions that is impervious to failure.Rate it:

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on the wrong side of historyHaving policies or practices that are perceived as not progressive or enlightened; behaving in a manner that reflects out-of-date or disapproved opinions.Rate it:

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rub somebody the wrong wayTo bother, disturb, irritate, or annoy.Rate it:

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rub someone the wrong wayTo bother, disturb, irritate, or annoy.Rate it:

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Rub the Wrong WayIrritating someone or annoying an individual; handling someone in an insensitive mannerRate it:

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