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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “get your wires crossed”

get your wires crossed

When people get their wires crossed, they have a different understanding of the same situation
发生误会;误解
Somehow we got our wires crossed because I'd got the 23rd written down in my diary and Jen had the 16th.
我们误会了,因为我在日记中写的是23日,而珍写的是16日。
Misunderstanding
(Definition of get your wires crossed from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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