make a mistake

make a mistake

To do something incorrectly or erroneously; to make an error of some kind. Look, I made a mistake—I shouldn't have jumped to conclusions and blamed you for what happened. We've all made mistakes, but it's important to own up to them and learn from what happened.
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make a mistake

to commit an error; to do something wrong accidentally. I made a mistake and I am really sorry about it.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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