take the wrong way
Also, take amiss. Misunderstand, misinterpret, especially so as to take offense. For example, I don't want you to take this the wrong way, but you have to give others a chance to speak, or Please don't take their criticism amiss; they mean well. The variant dates from the late 1300s. Also see get someone wrong.
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
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