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English definition of “get your wires crossed”

get your wires crossed

When people get their wires crossed, they have a different understanding of the same situation: Somehow we got our wires crossed because I'd got the 23rd written down in my diary and Jen had the 16th.Misunderstanding
(Definition of get your wires crossed from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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