get\ up\ on\ the\ wrong\ side\ of\ the\ bed

v. phr. informal
To awake with a bad temper.

Henry got up on the wrong side of the bed and wouldn't eat breakfast.

The man went to bed very late and got up on the wrong side of the bed.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • get up on the wrong side of the bed — start the day in a bad temper * * * get up on the wrong side of the bed (US) (or chiefly Brit get out of bed on the wrong side) : to be in a bad mood throughout the day Be careful when you talk to the boss. He got up on the wrong side of the bed… …   Useful english dictionary

  • get up on the wrong side of the bed — verb To feel irritable; to be in a bad mood; to have a bad day from the start, for no particular reason. I think my boss got up on the wrong side of the bed this morning. Hes been grumpy all day. Syn: get out of bed on the wrong side, wake up on… …   Wiktionary

  • get up on the wrong side of the bed — {v. phr.}, {informal} To awake with a bad temper. * /Henry got up on the wrong side of the bed and wouldn t eat breakfast./ * /The man went to bed very late and got up on the wrong side of the bed./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get up on the wrong side of the bed — {v. phr.}, {informal} To awake with a bad temper. * /Henry got up on the wrong side of the bed and wouldn t eat breakfast./ * /The man went to bed very late and got up on the wrong side of the bed./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get up on the wrong side of the bed — be in a bad mood He got up on the wrong side of the bed this morning and won t talk to anyone …   Idioms and examples

  • get up on the wrong side of the bed — get up ill tempered, awaken with a bad attitude …   English contemporary dictionary

  • get out of the wrong side of the bed — Meaning Make a bad start to a project or relationship. Origin It used to be considered unlucky to put your left foot on the floor first when getting out of bed …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • get up on the wrong side of the bed — idi to be cranky and contrary from the moment one awakes …   From formal English to slang

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