Translation of wrong in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (incorrect, inappropriate)(answer)the answer is wrongthe time given in the newspaper was wrongla respuesta está mal or equivocadala respuesta es incorrecta or [formal] erróneahe drew the wrong conclusionla hora que salió en el periódico estaba malyou've given me the wrong changesacó una conclusión equivocadathe book is in the wrong placese ha equivocado al darme el cambiowe've taken the wrong busel libro no está donde debería or debierael libro no está en su sitio or en su lugarhe went in the wrong directionnos hemos equivocado de autobúsa crumb went down the wrong waytomó or (especially Spain) cogió para dónde no debíayou're in the wrong job, you should be a painterse me atragantó una migauna miga se me fue por el otro camino [colloquial]this is the wrong time to mention the subjectte has equivocado de oficio, deberías ser pintorit's the wrong time of year for cherrieseste no es (el) momento oportuno para mencionar el temathose shoes are the wrong thing to wearno es época de cerezasshe always says the wrong thingesos zapatos no son los apropiadosthe picture is the wrong way upsiempre dice lo que no debeI'm the wrong person to askel cuadro está al revésno soy la persona indicada para contestar esa preguntaExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (mistaken) (predicative) to be wrong
- The experimenter records whether that answer was correct or wrong.
- If the answer is wrong, the computer says the same and gives the correct answer.
- Instead of correcting the wrong bits I should have just thrown the whole analogy back at him.
you're wrong: the answer is 62estar equivocadoI thought it was silver, but I was wrongestás equivocado: la respuesta es 62I hope you're/I'm wrongcreí que era plata, pero estaba en un error or me equivoquéhe was wrong about the date¡ojalá te equivoques/me equivoque!I was wrong about herestaba equivocado respecto de la fechayou were wrong in your suspicions you were wrong to assume that he would help youla había juzgado malte equivocaste al pensar que te ayudaríaExample sentences
- Shifting his imposing frame, his expression takes on a thunderous aspect, suggesting this is the wrong question to ask.
- Perhaps we have, like Alice, simply been asking the wrong question.
- A shadow seemed to pass over her face, and now it seemed that I had asked the wrong question.
- On this appeal the Claimant contends that the Judge was wrong and should not in any event have decided the point summarily.
- Daunting as it nonetheless was, I was quite wrong to be so awed.
- Can all of those people in the audience be wrong and those few judges be right?
- 2 (morally) See examples: stealing is wrongI was wrong to abandon himrobar está malyou were wrong to shout at her like thathice mal en dejarlois it so wrong to want a little happiness?no debiste haberle gritado asíestuviste mal en gritarle asíI haven't done anything wrong¿qué hay de malo en querer un poco de felicidad?there's nothing wrong with a drink now and thenno he hecho nada malowhat's wrong with that?tomarse una copa de vez en cuando no tiene nada de malo¿qué hay de malo en eso?
- 3 (amiss) (predicative) what's wrong?you're very quiet, is something/anything wrong?¿qué pasa?what's wrong with you?¿estás muy callado, te pasa algo?there's something wrong with her¿qué te pasa?¿qué tienes?there's something wrong with my elbowalgo le pasasomething's wrong with the locktengo algo en el codothere's nothing wrong with your heartla cerradura no anda bienalgo le pasa a la cerraduraI can't see anything wrong with the enginesu corazón está perfectamente bienparece no haber ningún problema con el motorExample sentences
- Doctors were unable to find out exactly what was wrong with Chloe and her condition remains undiagnosed.
- Dairy products were blamed for virtually everything medically wrong with the younger generation.
- She's seen innumerable specialists, all of whom have been baffled as to what could be wrong with her and then passing her on to someone else.
- they spelled my name wrongI assume you're paying — well, you assume wrongescribieron mal mi nombreI did it all wrongimagino que pagas tú — pues estás en un error or te equivocasto get something wrongyou've got your facts wronglo hice todo malyou've got it wrong: she's Spanish, not Frenchestás mal informadoyou've got it all wrong: we're trying to help youestás equivocado: es española, no francesato get somebody wrong [colloquial]I got him all wrongno has entendido nada: estamos tratando de ayudartedon't get me wrongme equivoqué totalmente con élto go wrong (machinery)no me malinterpretesestropearsedescomponerse (Latin America)(plans)something's gone badly wrong with our marriagesalir malit's straight ahead, you can't go wrongalgo ha fallado por su base en nuestro matrimoniofollow the instructions and you won't go far wrongsiga derecho, no se puede perder or (in Spain also) no tiene pérdidahe began to go wrong at collegesiga las instrucciones y no se equivocaráa nice girl gone wrongen la universidad empezó a ir por mal caminouna buena chica que se ha echado a perderExample sentences
- We guessed wrong both times, but that's the way it is sometimes.
- If you guess right you will appear to be a genius, if you guess wrong you will look foolish.
- ChoicePoint got his middle name wrong and reported that there was a bench warrant for his arrest in Arizona.
- 1.1 uncountable and countable(immoral action)(injustice)to know right from wrongyou did wrong to tell hersaber distinguir entre lo que está bien y lo que está malin her eyes he can do no wronghiciste mal en decirleto do somebody (a) wrongpara ella, es incapaz de hacer nada malo(be unjust)ser injusto con alguien(treat badly)to be in the wrongportarse mal con alguienyou know you were in the wrongestar equivocadoto put somebody in the wrongthe fact that you lied puts you in the wrongtú sabes que hiciste or obraste malshe only said it to put me in the wrongel haber mentido te incriminatwo wrongs don't make a rightlo dijo solo para hacerme quedar mal1.2 countable (Law)con un error no se subsana otroExample sentences
- And there will be, inevitably, and quite immorally, an attempt to obscure the historical wrongs and the injustices that lie behind the firestorms.
- Both wrongs also constituted a criminal offence.
- I cannot see how it is possible to right the wrong of murder or another crime with killing someone.
- [formal]she had been wronged by her familyyou wrong himsu familia había sido muy injusta con ellalo juzgas malExample sentences
- Jules was capable of getting very aggressive towards people who wronged her and the people close to her.
- If a citizen is wronged by any party, he or she can count on it that the Constitution and the Bill of Rights will protect him and justice will prevail.
- They act with anger towards those who they feel have wronged them.
- Typically, people who feel wronged by the media sue for libel.
- Because this is a novel, Glass can sketch nasty portraits of those close to him, all the while explaining how sorry he is that he wronged them.
- Efforts are being made to allow ordinary citizens a more prompt and accessible redress where they feel they were wronged in a newspaper report.
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