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- v. To fail or go amiss; to have a bad outcome.
- v. To malfunction.
- v. to become depraved
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- v. be unsuccessful
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In fact, everyone saw her as an asset to the campaign — "You can't go wrong with big-titted arm candy," Dr. Stanton said — although the thing I found most attractive about her this second time through was that she did absolutely nothing to remind me of Dana and the heartbreaking feelings that I still carried for her.
The putty knife and wrench that could fix almost anything that could go wrong with a Model T were of little use by the 1980s for a broken engine-management computer or antiskid braking system.
"Doo-Rag and the others want to, but there always a chance that something might go wrong — we drop a weapon or something — and then the federal 'thorities got an idea who borrowed their army toys."
There certainly were gaffes here and there, but at the dinner for the Antalls from Hungary, almost everything that could go wrong did.
‘But if anything should go wrong you won’t want me as your wife any more, will you?
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As he stalked off to take Ekstrom's call, the President wondered what the hell else could possibly go wrong tonight.
Over breakfast Michael had encouraged me to tell him all my suspicions, and my grounds for them; he had also acknowledged that my hunches were usually right-with, however, the caveat that sometimes where one's nearest and dearest are concerned, hunches can go wrong or be harder to interpret.
There was still a lot that could go wrong beforeColumbia was safely back on Earth.
While waiting for the 4th Panzer Army to gather strength, Manstein found things beginning to go wrong on the Chir.