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Translation of "wrong" - English-Spanish dictionary

wrong

adjective /roŋ/
having an error or mistake(s); incorrect equivocado, erróneo, incorrecto The child gave the wrong answer We went in the wrong direction. incorrect in one’s answer(s), opinion(s) etc; mistaken equivocado I thought Singapore was south of the Equator, but I was quite wrong. not good, not morally correct etc malo It is wrong to steal. not suitable inadecuado, impropio, inoportuno He’s the wrong man for the job. not right; not normal que no va bien, que no funciona There’s something wrong with this engine What’s wrong with that child – why is she crying? wrongful adjective not lawful or fair injusto, ilegal wrongful dismissal from a job. wrongfully adverb injustamente, ilegalmente He was wrongfully accused of stealing the money. wrongfulness noun injusticia, ilegalidad wrongly adverb incorrectly incorrectamente The letter was wrongly addressed. unjustly injustamente I have been wrongly treated. wrongdoer noun a person who does wrong or illegal things malhechor, delincuente The wrongdoers must be punished. wrongdoing noun transgresión do (someone) wrong to insult (someone), treat (someone) unfairly etc. tratar a alguien mal/injustamente do wrong to act incorrectly or unjustly hacer mal You did wrong to punish him. go wrong to go astray, badly, away from the intended plan etc salir mal Everything has gone wrong for her in the past few years. to stop functioning properly romperse, estropearse The machine has gone wrong – I can’t get it to stop! to make a mistake equivocarse Where did I go wrong in that sum? in the wrong guilty of an error or injustice tener la culpa She is completely blameless. You’re the one who’s in the wrong!
(Definition of wrong from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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