faire fausse route: suggested translations

Consult this page to find suggested English equivalents for "faire fausse route."

be headed in the wrong direction, be incorrect, be in error, be misguided, be mistaken, be off base, be on the wrong track, be way off base, be wide of the mark, be wrong, err, get off track, get sidetracked, go down the wrong path, go in the wrong direction, make a mistake, make an error, make no sense, miss the boat completely, miss the mark, stray off course, stumble blindly, veer off course

  • si cette approche complique la vie du client, on fait fausse route / if this approach complicates our clients’ lives, we are headed in the wrong direction
  • nous faisons fausse route en concluant que ces provisions ne sont pas adéquates / we are incorrect (wrong) in concluding that these reserves are not adequate
  • le juge-arbitre a fait fausse route en imposant à la commission le fardeau de la preuve / the umpire was in error (erred) in imposing the burden of proof on the commission
  • une pratique qui fait fausse route / a practice that is misguided
  • le ministre fait fausse route en pensant que toutes les provinces vont accepter sa proposition / the minister is mistaken (wrong) in thinking that all the provinces will agree to his proposal
  • il fait fausse route dans ce dossier / he is off base with this project
  • faire fausse route avec la création de l’agence / be on the wrong track with the establishment of the agency
  • lorsqu’il prétend que les règles du jeu sont uniformes, il fait fausse route / when he suggests that there is a level playing field, he is way off base (wide of the mark)
  • déterminer les défauts du système et les corriger pour ne pas faire fausse route / identify system defects and correct them before you get off track
  • faire fausse route et cesser d’apprendre / get sidetracked and stop learning
  • plus d’un tiers des Canadiens déclare que le programme fait fausse route / more than a third of Canadians say the program is going down the wrong path (in the wrong direction)
  • faire fausse route en refusant de faire toute la lumière sur la question / make a mistake (an error) by refusing to get to the bottom of the issue
  • cette stratégie fait fausse route dans la mesure où on n’aura pas atteint cet objectif / this strategy makes no sense inasmuch as the objective will not be met
  • nous faisons fausse route en refusant d’adopter cette recommandation / we are missing the boat completely in failing to adopt this recommendation
  • les mesures incitatives font tout simplement fausse route / the incentives quite simply miss the mark
  • s’apercevoir quand l’équipe fait fausse route et l’aider à revenir dans la bonne voie / recognize when the team strays (veers) off course and help it get back on track
  • le gouvernement fait fausse route en signant ces ententes / the government is stumbling blindly into these agreements

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