English verb: go wrong
|1.||go wrong (social) be unsuccessful|
|Samples||Where do today's public schools fail?.|
The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably.
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP
|Narrower (hyponym)||ball up, blow, bobble, bodge, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, botch, botch up, bumble, bungle, fall, fall flat, fall through, flop, flub, fluff, foul up, founder, fuck up, fumble, louse up, mess up, mishandle, miss, muck up, muff, overreach, screw up, shipwreck, spoil, strike out, take it on the chin|
|Antonyms||bring home the bacon, deliver the goods, succeed, come through, win|