Site Feedback

Resolved questions
How would you say it another way?

We've been thinking about it all wrong.

Does it mean " We've been thinking about everything wrong. " ?

For learning: English
Base language: English
Category: Language

Share:

0 comments

    Please enter between 2 and 2000 characters.

     

    Answers

    Sort by:

      OOPT

    Best Answer - Chosen by the Asker
    It's an expression that is often used when talking about a problem (social, technical, political, economic, etc.) that needs to be solved. It means that was has been done so far to address the problem has not been very helpful and that a new approach must be taken. It becomes necessary to think about the problem differently to come up with new solutions.

     

    Basically it means that what you've/I've been thinking was the reason for something is not actually the original reason; we were thinking of wrong reasons.

    Hope that was a bit easier to understand ^_^

    Submit your answer


    Please enter between 2 and 2000 characters.

    If you copy this answer from another italki answer page, please state the URL of where you got your answer from.