get/fall into the wrong hands Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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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.
Translations of “get/fall into the wrong hands”
in Chinese (Traditional) 落到危險分子(或敵人)手裡…
in Chinese (Simplified) 落到危险分子(或敌人)手里…
(Definition of get/fall into the wrong hands from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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