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    I had a wrong image of you in my mind.

    I had a wrong image of 'you' or 'yours' 'on my mind' or 'in my mind'.

    Please check.

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    #2

    Re: I had a wrong image of you in my mind.

    Can you elaborate on the idea you're trying to express?

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    #3

    Re: I had a wrong image of you in my mind.

    I had the wrong idea about you sounds like a natural way of saying this to me.

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    Re: I had a wrong image of you in my mind.

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    Can you elaborate on the idea you're trying to express?
    You haven't met a person who you have been having a word with for a long time over the phone. You have an image of the person on your mind but when you meet that person you find out that person is opposite to what you have expected (physically and by nature as well).

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    Re: I had a wrong image of you in my mind.

    When you finally meet, you could say something like "You look completely different from how I imagined!"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I had a wrong image of you in my mind.

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    When you finally meet, you could say something like "You look completely different from how I imagined!"
    Okay thank you.

    But we can't say "I had a wrong image of you" Am I correct?

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    Re: I had a wrong image of you in my mind.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Okay thank you.

    But we can't say "I had a wrong image of you" Am I correct?
    No, it is not correct. The word I can think of is "impression" but it is not exactly the same.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: I had a wrong image of you in my mind.

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    No, it is not correct. The word I can think of is "impression" but it is not exactly the same.
    I had a wrong impression of you. Yes I know it is not same as "image".

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    Re: I had a wrong image of you in my mind.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    When you finally meet, you could say something like "You look completely different from how I imagined!"
    "You look completely different from how I imagined about you" is it also correct?

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    Re: I had a wrong image of you in my mind.

    No. We don't "imagine about​ someone/something". If that had been a correct suggestion, I would have used it in post #5.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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