There are 4 translations of wrong in Spanish:

wrong1

Pronunciation: /rɔːŋ; rɒŋ/

adj

  • 1 1.1 (incorrect, inappropriate) [answer] equivocado the answer is wrong la respuesta está mal or equivocada, la respuesta es incorrecta or [formal] errónea the time given in the newspaper was wrong la hora que salió en el periódico estaba mal he drew the wrong conclusion sacó una conclusión equivocada you've given me the wrong change se ha equivocado al darme el cambio the book is in the wrong place el libro no está donde debería or debiera, el libro no está en su sitio or en su lugar we've taken the wrong bus nos hemos equivocado de autobús he went in the wrong direction tomó or (esp Esp) cogió para dónde no debía a crumb went down the wrong way se me atragantó una miga, una miga se me fue por el otro camino [familiar/colloquial] you're in the wrong job, you should be a painter te has equivocado de oficio, deberías ser pintor this is the wrong time to mention the subject este no es (el) momento oportuno para mencionar el tema it's the wrong time of year for cherries no es época de cerezas those shoes are the wrong thing to wear esos zapatos no son los apropiados she always says the wrong thing siempre dice lo que no debe the picture is the wrong way up el cuadro está al revés I'm the wrong person to ask no soy la persona indicada para contestar esa pregunta 1.2 (mistaken) (pred) to be wrong estar* equivocado you're wrong: the answer is 62 estás equivocado: la respuesta es 62 I thought it was silver, but I was wrong creí que era plata, pero estaba en un error or me equivoqué I hope you're/I'm wrong ¡ojalá te equivoques/me equivoque! he was wrong about the date estaba equivocado respecto de la fecha I was wrong about her la había juzgado mal you were wrong in your suspicions tus sospechas eran infundadas you were wrong to assume that he would help you te equivocaste al pensar que te ayudaría
  • 2 (morally) stealing is wrong robar está mal I was wrong to abandon him hice mal en dejarlo you were wrong to shout at her like that no debiste haberle gritado así, estuviste mal en gritarle así is it so wrong to want a little happiness? ¿qué hay de malo en querer un poco de felicidad? I haven't done anything wrong no he hecho nada malo there's nothing wrong with a drink now and then tomarse una copa de vez en cuando no tiene nada de malo what's wrong with that? ¿qué hay de malo en eso?
  • 3 (amiss) (pred) what's wrong? ¿qué pasa? you're very quiet, is something/anything wrong? ¿estás muy callado, te pasa algo? what's wrong with you? ¿qué te pasa?, ¿qué tienes? there's something wrong with her algo le pasa there's something wrong with my elbow tengo algo en el codo something's wrong with the lock la cerradura no anda bien, algo le pasa a la cerradura there's nothing wrong with your heart su corazón está perfectamente bien I can't see anything wrong with the engine parece no haber ningún problema con el motor

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Word of the day anteojeras
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Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 4 translations of wrong in Spanish:

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adv

  • [answer] mal, incorrectamente they spelled my name wrong escribieron mal mi nombre I assume you're paying — well, you assume wrong imagino que pagas tú — pues estás en un error or te equivocas I did it all wrong lo hice todo mal to get sth wrong you've got your facts wrong estás mal informado you've got it wrong: she's Spanish, not French estás equivocado: es española, no francesa you've got it all wrong: we're trying to help you no has entendido nada: estamos tratando de ayudarte to get sb wrong [colloquial/familiar] I got him all wrong me equivoqué totalmente con él don't get me wrong no me malinterpretes to go wrong [machinery] estropearse, descomponerse* (AmL) [plans] salir* mal, fallar something's gone badly wrong with our marriage algo ha fallado por su base en nuestro matrimonio it's straight ahead, you can't go wrong siga derecho, no se puede perder or (Esp tb) no tiene pérdida follow the instructions and you won't go far wrong siga las instrucciones y no se equivocará he began to go wrong at college en la universidad empezó a ir por mal camino a nice girl gone wrong una buena chica que se ha echado a perder

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Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 4 translations of wrong in Spanish:

wrong3

n

  • 1.1 u c (immoral action) mal (m); (injustice) injusticia (f) to know right from wrong saber* distinguir entre lo que está bien y lo que está mal you did wrong to tell her hiciste mal en decirle in her eyes he can do no wrong para ella, es incapaz de hacer nada malo to do sb (a) wrong (be unjust) ser* injusto con algn (treat badly) portarse mal con algn to be in the wrong estar* equivocado you know you were in the wrong tú sabes que hiciste or obraste mal to put sb in the wrong the fact that you lied puts you in the wrong el haber mentido te incrimina she only said it to put me in the wrong lo dijo solo para hacerme quedar mal two wrongs don't make a right con un error no se subsana otro 1.2 c [Law] agravio (m)

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 4 translations of wrong in Spanish:

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vt

  • [formal] she had been wronged by her family su familia había sido muy injusta con ella you wrong him lo juzgas mal

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.