Thesaurus / wrong number

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Louis said they had no Toots there and Lamb said he was very sorry, that he must have got the wrong number.

The children are sometimes caught by the wrong number being told to fly.

Sometimes he would be summoned to the telephone, only to learn that Central had called the wrong number.

The Patient ObserverSimeon Strunsky

When the hand started to turn, of course it would have stopped at the wrong number.

I called and called, and the best I could do was to get the wrong number.

TheftJack London

Either this fool Perriot has lied or has led us to the wrong number.

Mlle. FouchetteCharles Theodore Murray

Well, you gave me the wrong number; you gave me North double six two.

The Librarian at PlayEdmund Lester Pearson

"You have the wrong number," he was answered, and he heard the connection break.

Burned BridgesBertrand W. Sinclair

Just before retiring, at eleven o'clock, I again called up Mrs. Ewis, and it was still the "wrong number."

The ConquestOscar Micheaux

"Only someone at the wrong number," she said, shutting the door.

Max FargusOwen Johnson
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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.