Definition of go wrong in English:
1Make a mistake.
- I told him to stay on the motorway until we got near Warwick but after half an hour he went wrong again.
- After the exam don't spend endless time criticising yourself for where you think you went wrong.
- Finding out where you went wrong is crucial, but may not be easy.
1.2Develop in an undesirable way: the government has ordered an inquiry to ascertain what went wrong
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- He must be tearing his hair out right now because the team are going through one of those spells where everything that can go wrong, is going wrong.
- If things are going wrong, we need to know that they are going wrong, so we can put them right.
- She had a great turn of phrase and sense of humour and could see the funny side even when things went wrong.
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