get somebody wrong

get (one) wrong

To misunderstand one. Don't get me wrong, I appreciate everything your mother has done for us—but it's time for her to get her own place. You've got him all wrong—I know he seems gruff, but he's a total sweetheart.
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get somebody ˈwrong

(spoken) not understand correctly what somebody means: Please don’t get me wrong, I’m not criticizing you.
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