get someone wrong

get someone wrong
get someone wrong spoken phrase
to not understand someone

You’ve got me all wrong, I never meant to hurt you.

I guess I got you wrong. I thought you meant Tuesday, not today.

Thesaurus: to not understand, or to misunderstandsynonym
Main entry: get

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misunderstand someone, esp. by falsely imputing malice

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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