get/fall into the wrong hands Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “get/fall into the wrong hands” in the English Dictionary

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get/fall into the wrong hands

If something gets/​falls into the wrong ​hands, a ​dangerousperson or ​enemystarts to ​control it: If this ​kind of ​informationfell into the wrong ​hands, we would be in ​serioustrouble.
(Definition of get/fall into the wrong hands from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “get/fall into the wrong hands”
in Chinese (Simplified) 落到危险分子(或敌人)手里…
in Chinese (Traditional) 落到危險分子(或敵人)手裡…
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