go wrong


go wrong
   obsolete (of a woman)
   to copulate outside marriage
   Doubly blameworthy if she were also impregnated:
    'When I was sixteen,' she said, 'I went wrong.' (Mayhew, 1862)

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  • Wrong — Single par Depeche Mode extrait de l’album Sounds of the Universe Face A Wrong Face B Oh Well Sortie 24 février 2009 Enregistrement …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Wrong — «Wrong» Sencillo de Depeche Mode del álbum Sounds of the Universe Lado B Oh Well Formato Disco de vinilo de 7 y 12 , CD y Descarga digital Grabación 2008 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Wrong — «Wrong» Сингл Depeche Mode …   Википедия

  • Wrong (Depeche Mode) — «Wrong» является первым синглом Depeche Mode с их двенадцатого студийного альбома Sounds of the Universe, и их 46 м синглом в Великобритании. В ротации на радио сингл появился в конце февраля 2009 года, выпуск сингла на физических носителях  …   Википедия

  • wrong — 1 n 1: a violation of the rights of another; esp: tort 2: something (as conduct, practices, or qualities) contrary to justice, goodness, equity, or law the difference between right and wrong wrong 2 vt: to do a wrong to …   Law dictionary

  • wrong — [rôŋ] adj. [ME, crooked, twisted, wrong < OE wrang < ON rangr, wrangr, wrong, twisted: for IE base see WRING] 1. not in accordance with justice, law, morality, etc.; unlawful, immoral, or improper 2. not in accordance with an established… …   English World dictionary

  • Wrong — (?; 115), a. [OE. wrong, wrang, a. & n., AS. wrang, n.; originally, awry, wrung, fr. wringan to wring; akin to D. wrang bitter, Dan. vrang wrong, Sw. vr[*a]ng, Icel. rangr awry, wrong. See {Wring}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Twisted; wry; as, a wrong… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wrong Number — «Wrong Number» Sencillo de The Cure del álbum Galore Formato CD Género(s) Rock Alternativo Duración 6:02 Discográfica …   Wikipedia Español

  • wrong, wrongly — Wrong is both an adjective and an adverb. It is correct to say That s the wrong attitude to take and Everything went wrong that day. Wrongly, an adverb only, should be used before a verb: The word was wrongly pronounced. Wrong in its adverbial… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • wrong — wrong; wrong·er; wrong·ful; wrong·ly; wrong·ness; wrong·ous; wrong·ful·ly; wrong·ful·ness; wrong·head·ed·ly; wrong·head·ed·ness; wrong·heart·ed·ness; wrong·ous·ly; …   English syllables

  • Wrong — Wrong, n. [AS. wrang. See {Wrong}, a.] That which is not right. Specifically: (a) Nonconformity or disobedience to lawful authority, divine or human; deviation from duty; the opposite of moral {right}. [1913 Webster] When I had wrong and she the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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