Do you know the English expression “barking up the wrong tree“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?
Lisa: I think Irene stole the money from the staff room. She looked guilty when the boss spoke to us about it before.
Angela: I think you are barking up the wrong tree. Irene wasn’t even in work on the day it was stolen.
Does it mean:
a) to complain too loudly
b) to be joking
c) to be mistaken
d) to accuse someone of something
The answer is below! ↓
Answer: c) to be mistaken