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wrong

1. (of a side, esp of a fabric) intended to face the inside so as not to be seen
2. Law
a. an infringement of another person's rights, rendering the offender liable to a civil action, as for breach of contract or tort
b. a violation of public rights and duties, affecting the community as a whole and actionable at the instance of the Crown
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Kerry gets the wrong end of the stick Meanwhile, Liv and Gabby head towards Aaron's flat and are surprised to find Gerry staying there.
Peter (Roger May) gets the wrong end of the stick and fails to perceive that it is Leonard and not Graham who is pinching Joan from under his nose.
And while Laurel suggests raising money for a stained-glass window in Ashley's memory, Sam gets the wrong end of the stick (the most popular bit in this neck of the woods) when Megan tells him Frank is moving in.
There are concerns for Liam however, especially after Kenneth eavesdrops on a conversation and gets the wrong end of the stick.
Unjustifiably convinced of her own superiority, this cantankerous harridan is horribly argumentative and so crashingly imperceptive she always gets the wrong end of the stick.
KISSING: and And talking of fire, fireman Paul is getting ready to propose to Eileen - just as she gets the wrong end of the stick and accuses him of cheating on her with a female colleague.
Francesca gets the wrong end of the stick when Vanessa breaks down and says her wedding is not going to be the day she dreamed of having, and assumes her daughter wanted a bigger ceremony instead.
And Patrick gets the wrong end of the stick when he is invited for dinner at CORONATION STREET ITV gloats about his plan to open a new restaurant next door to the bistro, only come up with an even more dramatic way to get his revenge on Robert as he tips off the police about the chef's drink-driving.