do (someone) wrong

do (someone) wrong
(to insult (someone), treat (someone) unfairly etc.) fornærme; gøre uret
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(to insult (someone), treat (someone) unfairly etc.) fornærme; gøre uret

English-Danish dictionary. 2013.

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  • 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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  • someone can do no wrong — informal phrase used for saying that someone is considered by other people to be perfect, although you may not agree with this opinion His parents think he can do no wrong. Thesaurus: favouritism and unfairnesssynonym Main entry: wrong …   Useful english dictionary

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