Go astray, make a mistake. For example, We made a left turn and somehow went wrong from then on, or You won't go wrong if you follow the directions in the dress pattern. [c. 1300]
Take to evil ways, become a criminal, as in As soon as he turned thirteen, Billy fell in with a gang and began to go wrong. [c. 1500]
Fail, turn out badly, as in Everything about this party has gone wrong. [Late 1500s]
Fail to work properly, as in The car starts fine, but as soon as you put it in gear, the transmission goes wrong. [Late 1800s]
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How to use go wrong in a sentence
Everywhere I go, ‘Hey Cartman, you must like Family Guy, right?’
But Cosby Truthers are applying their principles to the wrong cause.
Luckily enough I have this dedicated flat that is just along from my house that I go to every day.
The other songs go in to lesser percentages of “me” as you move along.
At the moment, the only chance I get is when I go do Late Night with Seth Meyers.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
When the women came, he was preparing to go to the west side for his daily visit with Mrs. Pruitt.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Were you ever arrested, having in your custody another man's cash, and would rather go to gaol, than break it?
He desired his secretary to go to the devil, but, thinking better of it, he recalled him as he reached the door.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
All Weimar adores him, and people say that women still go perfectly crazy over him.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
He asked what time was usually spent in determining between right and wrong, and what degree of expense?Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift