err on the right side(redirected from erred on the right side)
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err on the right side
To avoid making a seriously troublesome mistake. I made a few mistakes in my essay, but at least I managed to err on the right side.
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err on the right sideact so that the most likely mistake to be made is the least harmful one.
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