wrong direction

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  • Wrong direction — is a logical fallacy of causation where cause and effect are reversed. The cause is said to be the effect and vice versa.For instance, a tobacco company executive once suggested that cancer caused smoking as a matter of pain relief, to explain… …   Wikipedia

  • head in the wrong direction — be off course, go the wrong way …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Wrong way driving — is the act of driving a motor vehicle against the direction of traffic. It is a serious problem associated with divided highways. In the United States, about 350 people are killed each year in accidents caused by drivers headed in the wrong… …   Wikipedia

  • wrong-foot — verb transitive 1. ) in a sport, to make an opponent go in the wrong direction by suddenly changing the direction in which you move, or hit or kick a ball 2. ) BRITISH to put someone in a difficult or embarrassing situation by doing or saying… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • direction — noun 1 where to/from ADJECTIVE ▪ same ▪ They were both going in the same direction. ▪ different, opposing, opposite, reverse, separate (esp. AmE) …   Collocations dictionary

  • Wrong-way driving — Fatalities caused by wrong way driving in the United States, 1996–2000 Wrong way driving is the act of driving a motor vehicle against the direction of traffic. It can occur on either one or two way roads (in the latter case, arising from driving …   Wikipedia

  • wrong-foot — UK / US verb [transitive] Word forms wrong foot : present tense I/you/we/they wrong foot he/she/it wrong foots present participle wrong footing past tense wrong footed past participle wrong footed 1) British to put someone in a difficult or… …   English dictionary

  • wrong — 1 adjective 1 NOT CORRECT saying, believing, or depending on something that is not correct: Your calculations must be wrong. | be wrong to think/say: I m sorry; I was wrong to assume that you wanted to go. | prove sb wrong: I wish you d stop… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • direction — n. course 1) the opposite; right; wrong direction supervision 2) under smb. s direction guidance 3) to give direction to * * * [d(a)ɪ rekʃ(ə)n] right wrong direction [ course ] the opposite [ guidance ] to give direction to [ supervision ] under… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • wrong — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wrang, from *wrang, adjective, wrong Date: before 12th century 1. a. an injurious, unfair, or unjust act ; action or conduct inflicting harm without due provocation or just cause b. a violation… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wrong — [rôŋ] adj. [ME, crooked, twisted, wrong < OE wrang < ON rangr, wrangr, wrong, twisted: for IE base see WRING] 1. not in accordance with justice, law, morality, etc.; unlawful, immoral, or improper 2. not in accordance with an established… …   English World dictionary

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