fall into the wrong hands

fall into the wrong hands
if something falls into the wrong hands, a dangerous person or an enemy starts to own or control it.

There are fears that weapons might fall into the wrong hands.

If this sort of information fell into the wrong hands, we could be in serious trouble.


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