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You’ve got to have the ability to block out past mistakes, or even the future.

What’s more, not every speaker may be fluent, meaning that a child hearing more languages might also hear mistakes.

She tried following the instructions but made so many mistakes that “it made my whole screen just look red,” she said.

UNC-Miami postponed after two Tar Heels are shown celebrating Duke win without masks“Every little mistake we made, they just took advantage of it,” Wiggins said, referencing Ohio State’s 21 points off turnovers.

On Sunday, she updated her accounts to show that she had started the process of trying to remove what is presumably one of the worst mistakes of her life.

This time it would be the biggest mistake for the Western press to repeat that—absolutely the biggest mistake.

Scalise has called the talk, which he delivered in a hotel outside New Orleans, “a mistake I regret.”

Scalise offered his contrition that he had made a mistake and apologized for appearing before a group some 12 years ago.

Make no mistake: The technology exists—has existed for a long while—to stop this from happening.

I made the mistake of promising one group of guys they could ask me anything if they answered my questions.

Instead of giving you a chance to say, "He has made a mistake," he forced you to say, "He has shown how to get out of a mistake."

My mother now tells me that she knew of this mistake, an error of the New York paper in copying the item from a Southern journal.

I must make no mistake, and blunder into a national type of features, all wrong; if I make your mask, it must do us credit.

They never knew how it got there, but thinking it was by mistake, Glavis took it into the house and spread it out.

"Yes, there has been a mistake," she said peevishly, turning in with him to a small room they used as a breakfast-room.


On this page you'll find 175 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mistake, such as: aberration, blunder, confusion, fault, gaffe, and inaccuracy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.