everyone makes mistakes

everyone 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, everyone makes mistakes. It's not the end of the world or anything." Try not to be too harsh on the intern, OK? Everyone makes mistakes, and besides, it's his first week on the job.
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