- get your wires crossed
- get your wires crossed phraseif 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 misunderstandsynonymMain entry: wire
* * *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.