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wrong way (2)

This page is about the collocation wrong way (2)

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

incorrect method, technique, strategy, etc.

For example

  • I was doing the exercise the wrong way, so she showed me how to do it correctly.

  • After being told we were marketing things the wrong way, we hired a marketing expert.

Note:
A related collocation with the opposite meaning is "right way"

Quick Quiz

The bridge was built the wrong way, so it

a. fell into the river

b. crossed the wrong river

c. went in the wrong direction

Contributor: Matt Errey