December 6, 2010

Idiom: get (one's) wires crossed

get (one's) wires crossed

Meaning: be confused or mistaken about something

Example: I visited Jill yesterday and discovered that she lives just across the library. Jack however claims that she stays in the next town. I guess Jack just got his wires crossed.

Last week's idioms:
be on the go
drag (one's) feet