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prove someone wrong

Definition of prove someone wrong in English:

Show that what someone says is wrong or incorrect: if you can prove me wrong let me know and I’ll update the review
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  • Having his eyes opened to the brother's real character, he was hoping to not be proven wrong about the sister.
  • Some of the bets on future outcomes are proven to be wrong.
  • Pessimists who say mergers often destroy shareholder value will be proved wrong, he says.
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