bark up the wrong tree

bark up the wrong tree
bark up the wrong tree  {v. phr.},  {informal}
Выбрать не того человека, с которым нужно иметь дело или не верный план действий; ошибиться целью (=лаять не на то дерево).
If he thinks he can fool me, he is barking up the wrong tree.
He is barking up the wrong tree when he blames his troubles on bad luck.
The police were looking for a tall thin man, but were barking up the wrong tree; the thief was short and fat.
Категории: {informal} {v. phr.}

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