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be wide of the mark

UK to be ​wrong: Yesterday's ​weatherforecast was a little wide of the ​mark, then.
(Definition of be wide of the mark from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be wide of the mark”
in Chinese (Simplified) 错了, 不准确…
in Turkish doğru olmaktan çok uzak olmak, doğrunun yanından bile geçmemek…
in Russian быть далеким от истины…
in Chinese (Traditional) 錯了, 不準確…
in Polish być całkowicie błędnym…
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