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Synonyms for astray

off the right track

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lead someone astray

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  • lead into sin
  • lead into error
  • lead into bad ways
  • lead into wrong
  • lead off the straight and narrow

Synonyms for astray

not in the right way or on the proper course

unable to find the correct way or place to go

not in accordance with what is usual or expected

Synonyms for astray

far from the intended target

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Gebrselassie was aiming to lower the mark of two hours, three minutes, 59 seconds he achieved in the German capital a year but the bid went astray in the last 10 kilometres.
TWO people injured when fireworks went astray at a Beyonce Knowles concert in St Louis received a surprise visit from the singer herself.
HOLD THAT CALL is worth another try after a gamble on Richard Hannon's juvenile went astray in the five-furlong maiden at Sandown.
A controversial pay deal for North East paramedics has been delayed after voting papers went astray.
When Ballet Theatre was starting up in 1939, Ashton was its founder's first hope for principal choreographer but the invitation went astray in the mail, so the final choice eventually fell on another Englishman, Antony Tudor.
But somehow as I knitted, My thoughts they went astray And I dreamt about the gateau And the ice cream on the tray.
A gamble on Alba Stella went astray at Ascot a month ago but Sir Mark Prescott's filly can win the EBF Harvest Stakes on her return to the Berkshire track today, writes Stable Boy.
1 -- color in AV edition only) Joanne Amantine looks at a photo of her niece, Shoshana Johnson, who was captured in Iraq when her convoy went astray.
When a Dawson pass went astray Sarries broke out and fit-again full-back Thomas Castaignede superbly finished with a run the length of the field.
Rayleigh went astray, Zhang suggests, because his theorizing became too abstract.
Good-nights are usually repentant in tone, containing a sketchy account of how the criminal first went astray, a detailed account of his grisly crime, his sentence by the judge, the grief of his aged parents, and a warning to others not to follow his example.
00) he offers an important answer to the question of when and how the Left went astray.
Brattiness doesn't last, a little voice said, but great paintings do--and thus another fine upstart went astray.
A huge gamble that forced Accento to 8-11 favourite from an opening 7-4 in the 7f maiden went astray.
Too many passes went astray and you can only blame the ball so much.