Meaning of “get your wires crossed” in the English Dictionary

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"get your wires crossed" in British English

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get your wires crossed

When people get their wires crossed, they have a different understanding of the same situation:

Somehow we got our wires crossed because I'd written the 23rd in my diary and Jen had the 16th.

(Definition of “get your wires crossed” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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