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English definition of “get/fall into the wrong hands”

get/fall into the wrong hands

If something gets/falls into the wrong hands, a dangerous person or enemy starts to control it: If this sort of information fell into the wrong hands, we could be in serious trouble.Controlling and being in charge
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