Thesaurus / mistakes


Moreover, sufferings which are the result of our own mistakes are often beneficial.

A cursory glance disclosed the fact that, brief as it was, there were mistakes in every key.

So with a rifle I blundered through the drill, my mistakes causing much merriment.

A "Y Girl in FranceKatherine Shortall

On this point sociology—especially the sociology of sex—must frankly admit its mistakes and break with much of its cherished past.

Taboo and GeneticsMelvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard

It may be hard for you to understand this but you must know it so that you will not make any mistakes again.

Because it mistakes the legs for reeds growing in the water!

The Wonders of the JunglePrince Sarath Ghosh

She doesn't have to air her family silver in order to make people forget her mistakes in English.

Talbot's AnglesAmy E. Blanchard

In the mechanical arts, workers are as likely to learn from the mistakes committed as through correct information imparted.

He sometimes laughed at the mistakes, did his best to remedy,—never rebuked them.

Tony ButlerCharles James Lever

The crusaders must have learned something from their mistakes; and military science was revived.


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