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get/have your sums right/wrong

mainly UK
to ​calculate the ​cost of something ​correctly/​wrongly: I must ​confess that I got my ​sumswrong - the ​houseextension is ​costing a lot more than I ​expected.
(Definition of get/have your sums right/wrong from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “get/have your sums right/wrong”
in Chinese (Simplified) 正确/错误地计算费用…
in Chinese (Traditional) 正確/錯誤地計算費用…
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