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"in the wrong place at the wrong time" in British English

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in the wrong place at the wrong time

in a ​situation where something ​badhappens to you because you are ​unlucky, not because you do anything wrong: It wasn't his ​fault. He was just in the wrong ​place at the wrong ​time.
(Definition of in the wrong place at the wrong time from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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in the wrong place at the wrong time

in a ​situation where something ​badhappens to you because you are ​unlucky, not because you do anything wrong: A ​storm can come up, and if you are in the wrong ​place at the wrong ​time, you could get ​hurt.
(Definition of in the wrong place at the wrong time from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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