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amiss

adjective [after verb] uk   /əˈmɪs/ us  
wrong, not suitable, or not as expected: I could see by the look on their faces that something was amiss.not go amiss UK informal If something might/would not go amiss, it would be useful and might help to improve a situation: A word of apology might not go amiss. A sense of proportion would not go amiss in all of this.take sth amiss to be offended by something that someone has said to you: I was worried that he might take my remark amiss.
Translations of “amiss”
in Spanish mal, torcido…
in French de travers…
in German verkehrt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不對的, 不合適的, 不正常的…
in Russian неладный…
in Turkish kusurlu, kötü, yanlış…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不对的, 不合适的, 不正常的…
in Polish ≈ coś jest nie tak…
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