take (one) wrong

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take (one) wrong

To misunderstand one; to infer something incorrectly from what one says or how one behaves. Don't take me wrong, I appreciate everything your mother has done for us—but it's time for her to move into her own place. I think you've taken him all wrong—I know he seems gruff, but he's a total sweetheart.
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take someone or something wrong

to misunderstand someone or something. Please don't take me wrong, but I believe that your socks don't match. You'll probably take this wrong, but I have to say that I've never seen you looking better.
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