Meaning of “get the wrong end of the stick” in the English Dictionary

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"get the wrong end of the stick" in British English

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get the wrong end of the stick

UK informal

to not understand a situation correctly:

Her friend saw us arrive at the party together and got the wrong end of the stick.

(Definition of “get the wrong end of the stick” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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