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Category: Business English

Business English: Expression “to bark up the wrong tree”


(To) bark up the wrong tree = to be mistaken; to look for something in the wrong place; to make the wrong choice; to follow wrong course or solution.<!–mep-nl–>Examples: <!–mep-nl–>— My boss always barks up the wrong tree when there is a problem. He always gets mad at the wrong person.<!–mep-nl–>— If you’re looking for [Read More…]