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Meaning of "go down the wrong way" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GO DOWN THE WRONG WAY

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GO DOWN THE WRONG WAY

go by the board
go by the wayside
go commando
go critical
go crook
go crook at
go dark
go down
go down like a lead balloon
go down on
go downhill
go Dutch
go easy on
go far
go figure
go fly a kite
go for
go for a burton
go for broke
go for it

WORDS THAT END LIKE GO DOWN THE WRONG WAY

by the way
each way
family way
gang way
give way
in a bad way
in a way
in no way
in the family way
lead the way
make one´s way
no way
out of the way
part way
permanent way
right of way
rights of way
rub up the wrong way
the way
under way

Synonyms and antonyms of go down the wrong way in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «go down the wrong way» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GO DOWN THE WRONG WAY

Find out the translation of go down the wrong way to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of go down the wrong way from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «go down the wrong way» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

再往走错路
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ir por el camino equivocado
570 millions of speakers

English

go down the wrong way
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गलत रास्ते नीचे जाना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

السير في الطريق الخطأ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

спуститься в ту сторону
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

enveredar pelo caminho errado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভুল পথ নিচে যান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

descendre dans le mauvais sens
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Turunlah dengan cara yang salah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gehen in die falsche Richtung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

間違った道を下る
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

잘못된 방향으로 가서
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lunga kanthi cara sing salah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đi sai đường
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தவறான வழியில் செல்லுங்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चुकीचे मार्ग खाली जा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yanlış yoldan git
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

andare giù per la strada sbagliata
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zejść na złą drogę
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

спуститися в ту сторону
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

merge în jos pe un drum greșit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πάει κάτω από το λάθος δρόμο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gaan op die verkeerde manier
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gå ner på fel sätt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gå ned på feil måte
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of go down the wrong way

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GO DOWN THE WRONG WAY»

The term «go down the wrong way» is normally little used and occupies the 116.016 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GO DOWN THE WRONG WAY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «go down the wrong way» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «go down the wrong way» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about go down the wrong way

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GO DOWN THE WRONG WAY»

Discover the use of go down the wrong way in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to go down the wrong way and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Collection of Confusible Phrases
be imprisoned: Lager-beer had come up since I went up the river. go down the wrong way go the wrong way go down the wrong way - choke over one's food: The child coughed and coughed because a piece of bread had gone down the ...
Yuri Dolgopolov, 2004
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Flat Belly Diet!
(If you've ever had food “go down the wrong way,” it's because your epiglottis didn't cover your trachea quickly enough.) Once in the esophagus, rhythmic automatic muscle contractions help push the food toward your stomach. There, acids ...
Liz Vaccariello, Cynthia Sass, 2009
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Untitled
... cap in hand to sb 200 go down the wrong way 1689 go off the deep end 364 go out like a light 829 go the whole hog 1661 go the whole nine yards 961 go to great lengths 820 go under the knife 793 go your own separate ways 1301 go your ...
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Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary
go down the wrong way If food or drink goes down the wrong way, it goes down the wrong tube in your throat and causes you to cough or stop breathing for a short time. ^adverb 1 O informal in a way that is not correct: You've spelt my name  ...
‎2008
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Føroysk-Ensk ordabók: with Faroese folk-lore and proverbs : ...
... 4) (of wind) coming from a different direction from that prevailing: rong hvirla; kasta (liggja) rangt; 5) (turned) the wrong way, wrong: stokka rangt — (of food) go down the wrong way; 6) false (e.g. of an oath): gera rangan eid— swear falsely, ...
‎1985
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Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms
go down a bomb: see BOMB. go down with (all) guns firing fail or be beaten, but continue to offer resistance until the end. go down the wrong way: see WRONG. go Dutch: see DUTCH. go easy on: see EASY. go figure!: see FIGURE. go for ...
John Ayto, 2010
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Spiers and Surenne's French and English Pronouncing ...
la mer et les poissons, {3^"" 1- (of hunger) to breed a famine ; 2. (of thirst) to drink the sea dry. Être avalé de travers, to he excalioicea the wrong way ; to go down the wrong way ; faire — q. ch. à q. u. ] S- ( V. senses) to make a, o. = a. th.; + to ...
Alexander Spiers, George Payn Quackenbos, 1907
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Knowing God's Voice: Learn How to Hear God Above the Chaos ...
But He loves me too much to watch me go down the wrong way, so He speaks to me from behind, saying, “Hey. Hey. Don't go down the wrong road. Hey. Turn left at the corner. Don't go the other way. There is a way that seems right to you, but ...
Kenneth C. Ulmer, 2011
9
Object Lessons for Infants: The Course is Intended to be an ...
Because the food might go down the wrong way, and it would choke us if it did." " What do you mean by saying the wrong way ? " " It might go down the breathing- pipe instead of the food- pipe." " Can you show me where your breathing-pipe is,  ...
Vincent Thomas Murché, 1895
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Harper's New Monthly Magazine
... he went to a place where beautiful girls waited on him, baking rolls and churning butter for him, and bringing him cofi'ee that didn't go down the wrong way; that a voice said, “Here coffee never goes down the wrong way; but all are immortal.
‎1872

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GO DOWN THE WRONG WAY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term go down the wrong way is used in the context of the following news items.
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German man trademarks 'Grexit' for new vodka drink
He understands that the drink might go down the wrong way for some people, though. “Lots of people understand that it is supposed to be ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
2
German man patents 'Grexit' for new vodka drink
He understands that the drink might go down the wrong way for some people, though. “Lots of people understand that it is supposed to be ... «Yahoo Finance UK, Jun 15»
3
Parents need to watch out for dry drowning
It takes just a few teaspoons of water to go down the wrong way and into the lungs that causes this condition. It happens when you accidentally ... «WDBJ7, Jun 15»
4
Experts: Kids can drown hours after leaving pool
He said it takes just a few teaspoons of water to go down the wrong way and into the lungs that causes this condition. "Dry drowning" happens ... «WTSP 10 News, Jun 15»
5
Seen At 11: Experts Warn That Kids Can Drown Well After Leaving …
It takes just a few teaspoons of water to go down the wrong way and into the lungs. And it happens all the time to children playing around in the ... «CBS Local, Jun 15»
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Fraudster conned war veteran out of thousands of pounds... after …
"I am mentoring some of them to help them not go down the wrong way. I talk to them one to one." The scheme targets men aged 18 to 25 who ... «Evening Standard, May 15»
7
Chicago's Crashed Ice hopefuls have nowhere to go but downhill
So if you go down the wrong way at a high speed, it's likely not going to end well. I talked with other competitors from previous events and have ... «RedEye Chicago, Jan 15»
8
Despite ban, torture could continue under Obama, lawyers say
The feeding tube pushed down the throat can go down the wrong way and into the lungs, letting fluid fill them and drown the victim. «Al Jazeera America, Dec 14»
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Is time up for the three-point turn?
If you go down the wrong way because your sat nav has sent you to that edge of the river, you're going to need know how to do a three-point ... «BBC News, Nov 14»
10
The most dangerous poisons for children
... furniture polish, paint thinner). These are particularly dangerous because they can go down the wrong way and cause problems in the lungs. «The Journal News | LoHud.com, Nov 14»

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