Meaning of “go wrong” in the English Dictionary


"go wrong" in American English

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go wrong

to make a mistake or a bad decision:

If you just follow the signs to the park, you can’t go wrong.
goes wrong

If a situation goes wrong, there are problems or there is a bad result:

I was so worried that something had gone wrong that I called the police.

(Definition of “go wrong” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)