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do wrong

Definition of do wrong in English:

Commit an unjust, dishonest, or immoral act: they admit she has done wrong, but believe the punishment is too harsh
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  • We try to do good and we end up doing wrong.
  • The only real epiphany in the movie is the realization that we know right from wrong, and choose to do wrong anyway.
  • If it is true that we cannot do wrong without suffering wrong, we must brace for more grief to come.
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