everybody makes mistakes


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everybody makes mistakes

Used as a means of consoling or mitigating judgment against someone because of a mistake they made. A: "I'm sorry I screwed up our presentation today." B: "Hey, everybody makes mistakes. It's not the end of the world or anything." Try not to be too harsh on the intern, OK? Everybody makes mistakes, and besides, it's his first week on the job.
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