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astray

adverb uk   /əˈstreɪ/ us  
away from the correct path or correct way of doing something: The letter must have gone astray in the post. I was led astray by an out-of-date map. Her parents worried that she might be led astray (= encouraged to behave badly) by her unsuitable friends.
Translations of “astray”
in Spanish extraviado, perdido…
in French égaré, perdu…
in German in die Irre…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偏離正軌, 迷路, 離開正道…
in Chinese (Simplified) 偏离正轨, 迷路, 离开正道…
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