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Difference between Get someone in wrong and Get someone wrong

get someone in wrongcause a person to fall into disfavor with smb.:

  • You’ll get him in wrong with his boss if you keep calling him at the office.

Note: The expression does not correlate in meaning with the phrase put someone in the wrongshow a person to be wrong:

  • People want to think that they’re right, and if you put them in the wrong, they won’t like it.

get someone wrongmisinterpret the intention of smb.’s statement or deed:

  • Don’t get her wrong, she still loves him, but she is understandably cautious.