get your wires crossed

get your wires crossed
get your wires crossed phrase
if two people get their wires crossed, they become confused because they each think that the other one is talking about something else

We got our wires crossed about what time we were supposed to meet.

Thesaurus: to not understand, or to misunderstandsynonym
Main entry: wire

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get your ˈwires crossed idiom
(informal) to become confused about what sb has said to you so that you think they meant sth else

We seem to have got our wires crossed. I thought you were coming on Tuesday.

Main entry:wireidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.