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fall into error

To begin to misbehave. When I went off to college, I fell into error—that's why I've moved back home now.
See also: error, fall
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"We are, however, persuaded that the judge fell into error in taking into account unproven prior allegations.
In failing to do so despite pleadings and strident pleas by the appellant, he fell into error and must be reversed, Justices Patrick Kiage, Gatembu Kairu and Kathurima MInoti said.
'With respect, I am of the view that the learned Sessions Court judge fell into error in imposing the said sentence as the law no longer provides for a good behavior bond in cases which involve serious offences which is defined in the Penal Code as an offence punishable with imprisonment for a term of ten years or more.'
Goodwillie's lawyers argue that Lord Armstrong made a critical finding relating to evidence given by Denise's neighbour Clifford Wilson which had no basis, was perverse and fell into error.
The judge, sitting with Lord Justice Irwin, said: "I do not accept that ...the Secretary of State fell into error."
Mr Justice Garnham said ministers "fell into error by adopting too optimistic a model of future emissions".
The judge said the Environment Secretary "fell into error by adopting too optimistic a model of future emissions" and had also erred "in fixing on a projected compliance date of 2020 (and 2025 for London)".
Mr Justice Holroyde, sitting with Mr Justice Lewis, said the sentencing judge "fell into error" in finding that the burglary involved "targeting a vulnerable older person".
Despite being a Prophet, Adam (pbuh) fell into error because he knew nowhere else other than Paradise.
His barrister said: "The judge fell into error and the correct course would have been, undoubtedly, to discharge the jury."
"Where she fell into error was that she believed it was a moving vehicle and that it was on the other carriageway" he said.
"Concern arises from the fact the judge fell into error twice in his attempts to clarify the jury's mind and he did not correct himself," said Lady Justice Smith.
And when the police team fell into error, the prosecution lawyers were there to encourage then not to check.
THE appeal judge said Judge Morgan fell into error in accepting Mr R's evidence when he ruled at the county court, "The danger here would be if the