Idiom: Barking up the wrong tree
Meaning: If you are barking up the wrong tree, it means that you have completely misunderstood something or are totally wrong.Country: International English | Subject Area: Plants & Flowers | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Get out of bed on the wrong side
- Wrong end of the stick
- Wrong foot
- Rub someone up the wrong way
- Back the wrong horse
- Dead wrong
- Up a gum tree
- Just as the twig is bent, the tree’s inclined
- Right church, wrong pew
- Born on the wrong side of the blanket
- Born on the wrong side of the tracks
- My dogs are barking
- The apple does not fall far from the tree
- A barking dog seldom bites
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