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synonyms for err
- be inaccurate
- be incorrect
- be in error
- be mistaken
- drop the ball
- foul up
- go astray
- go wrong
- louse up
- make a mess of
- mess up
- screw up
- slip up
- snarl up
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How to use err in a sentence
Walthour did say Rodriguez had erred in his decision when he claimed Walthour had submitted a formal affidavit concerning his wife’s health.Ruling on Murder Case by Judge Suffering From Dementia Will Stand, Court Says | by Joe Sexton | March 5, 2021 | ProPublica
Above all, he valued his freedom — the freedom to explore, the freedom to err, the freedom to create.Isadore Singer Transcended Mathematical Boundaries | Daniel S. Freed | March 4, 2021 | Quanta Magazine
We’re going to err on the side of caution, and we’re going to bring very few people back to the office at a time.Publishers look to allay employee fears over a return to the office by offering additional flexibility | Jessica Davies | February 10, 2021 | Digiday
So, with transmission rates still high in many parts of the world, including the United States, and large swaths of the population still unvaccinated, it’s best to err on the side of caution.What do COVID-19 vaccines mean for daily life in the months ahead? | Erin Garcia de Jesus | January 29, 2021 | Science News
The appeal filed Monday said Marchant had erred in several ways, including by accepting actions the General Assembly took last summer.Residents ask high court to block removal of Richmond’s Robert E. Lee statue as Virginia prepares to act | Gregory S. Schneider | January 26, 2021 | Washington Post
No one likes it when their sandcastle is knocked over, but his reaction is a bit, err, extreme.
They tend to err heavily on the side of the government where kidnapping is concerned.
The bottom line is agencies almost always err on the side of caution.
In other words, the vast majority of Americans seem to agree with the American Mullahs, err, “hard-liners.”
err, yes, of course Newt Gingrich loved the number of debates.
And they that call this people blessed, shall cause them to err: and they that are called blessed, shall be thrown down, headlong.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
Why hast thou made us to err, O Lord, from thy ways: why hast thou hardened our heart, that we should not fear thee?The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
Whatever his own personal blunders, it was impossible for Joseph Addison to err in a point of literary judgment.A Cursory History of Swearing | Julian Sharman
Is not your style so simple, frank, and direct that a wayfaring girl can read it and not err therein?Penelope's Experiences in Scotland | Kate Douglas Wiggin
It is under the abiding influence of the Holy Ghost, and therefore cannot err in matters of faith.My Religion | Leo Tolstoy
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