One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Judge a person unfairly.
get the wrong idea about, get wrong, get the wrong end of the stick about, judge incorrectly, jump to the wrong conclusion about, estimate wronglyView synonyms
- ‘I have been disturbed by the superior and patronising tone adopted by some of your correspondents to the involvement of young people in the anti-war movement - they do them an injustice.’
- ‘Pearson tells us he was handsome, so maybe the photographs reproduced here do him an injustice.’
- ‘Perhaps I'm doing him an injustice in assuming that he was preening.’
- ‘While he was in no way bound to Rebecca, he felt as though he was doing her an injustice by spending the evening with another girl.’
- ‘He does me an injustice as I have no problems with the airport as such.’
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