get one's wires (or lines) crossed


get one's wires (or lines) crossed
get one's wires (or lines) crossed
have a misunderstanding.
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  • get one's wires crossed — (informal) To misunderstand or be confused about something • • • Main Entry: ↑wire * * * I get one s wires (or lines) crossed become wrongly connected by telephone ■ have a misunderstanding II see cross …   Useful english dictionary

  • get one's wires crossed — ► get one s wires (or lines) crossed have a misunderstanding. Main Entry: ↑cross …   English terms dictionary

  • get one's lines crossed — ► get one s wires (or lines) crossed have a misunderstanding. Main Entry: ↑cross …   English terms dictionary

  • cross — ► NOUN 1) a mark, object, or figure formed by two short intersecting lines or pieces (+ or x). 2) an upright post with a transverse bar, as used in antiquity for crucifixion. 3) a cross shaped decoration awarded for bravery or indicating rank in… …   English terms dictionary

  • crosser — cross ► NOUN 1) a mark, object, or figure formed by two short intersecting lines or pieces (+ or x). 2) an upright post with a transverse bar, as used in antiquity for crucifixion. 3) a cross shaped decoration awarded for bravery or indicating… …   English terms dictionary

  • crossly — cross ► NOUN 1) a mark, object, or figure formed by two short intersecting lines or pieces (+ or x). 2) an upright post with a transverse bar, as used in antiquity for crucifixion. 3) a cross shaped decoration awarded for bravery or indicating… …   English terms dictionary

  • crossness — cross ► NOUN 1) a mark, object, or figure formed by two short intersecting lines or pieces (+ or x). 2) an upright post with a transverse bar, as used in antiquity for crucifixion. 3) a cross shaped decoration awarded for bravery or indicating… …   English terms dictionary

  • cross — noun 1》 a mark, object, or figure formed by two short intersecting lines or pieces (+ or ×). 2》 an upright post with a transverse bar, as used in antiquity for crucifixion.     ↘(the Cross) the cross on which Christ was crucified. 3》 a thing that …   English new terms dictionary

  • cross — n., v., & adj. n. 1 an upright post with a transverse bar, as used in antiquity for crucifixion. 2 a (the Cross) in Christianity, the cross on which Christ was crucified. b a representation of this as an emblem of Christianity. c = sign of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cross — n., v., & adj. n. 1 an upright post with a transverse bar, as used in antiquity for crucifixion. 2 a (the Cross) in Christianity, the cross on which Christ was crucified. b a representation of this as an emblem of Christianity. c = sign of the… …   Useful english dictionary