på tok

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  1. used with the verb vara (be): wrong, out of place
    Jag insåg direkt att någonting var på tok.
    I immediately realized that something was wrong.
  2. used as an adverb to show excessiveness: way, far
    Han dricker på tok för mycket.
    He drinks way too much.
  3. used with the verb (go): shows that although with good intentions, an action has a bad result: out of hand, wrong, backfire
    Jag ville överraska henne men det gick helt på tok.
    I wanted to surprise her but things went completely wrong.