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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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The remodelling agreement ( intended to give teachers more time to plan lessons and do marking during work time ( looks for all the world like one of those eminently sensible ideas that the Government keeps getting wrong.
They put their bikes down in the street and they're getting wrong for that.
It's straight-forward basic decisions that we are getting wrong.
What was Wall Street getting wrong when it pushed Harmonic's stock price lower in the wake of the announcement that Arris would acquire Motorola's video business from Google?
He groaned: "Games are being decided by major decisions which referees are getting wrong.
There are more chances of things getting wrong but that makes it more exciting.
This sounds so simple writing it here, but I feel this is such an important area of tournament golf that I have been getting wrong.
I did wonder whether the kids were getting enough vitamins and things, and so I had always wanted someone to look at what we ate and tell us what we were getting right and what we were getting wrong.
I believe the Conservative Party can put right the things Labour is getting wrong and offer that fair deal to the people of Britain.
The Office of Fair Trading has launched a campaign to help people understand their entitlement to NHS treatment after finding patients may be getting wrong information and end up paying for private care.
But it's not the first time he's done it and these are major decisions which he's getting wrong.