get the wrong ideaINFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase get the wrong idea
to misunderstand, or to believe something that isn't true
- "You'd better explain what happened. You don't want them getting the wrong idea."
- "I really like you, Jules, and I..."
"I'm sorry Sam, but I think you've got the wrong idea. I'm married."
If someone says "You've got the wrong idea", they think
Contributor: Matt Errey