make a mistake

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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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"I've got flaws, I'm human, I've made mistakes, I will make mistakes. But at the same time, I feel like, 'Hey man, I could do a lot worse"' Actor Idris Elba.
We all make mistakes. What do we do with a lemon then?
CJ STANDER saw Ireland players make mistakes they've never made before in the first Test against Australia.
'Yes I made mistakes and when I do make mistakes in my personal life, I pick up the pieces and move on.
We always tell ourselves that it's human to make mistakes, and as adults, we're used to them happening, big or small.
"The Art of Mistakes: Unexpected Painting Techniques and the Practice of Creative Thinking" features 16 painting techniques to encourage creative thinking and experimentation, provides permission to make mistakes as we make art, and reveals methods to discover how mistakes can serve your art and creativity
In an interview with a German magazine, Bashar Assad said: "We all make mistakes. Even a president makes mistakes."
"He's only 22 years of age, he'll make mistakes, like everybody else," added Lambert.
I make mistakes all the time, but I guess my job is to keep those mistakes to myself, which I'm already fine doing and just try to be the best I can be for those kids," People mag quoted Gomez as telling E!
They have made mistakes in all of our games, but we've also made mistakes. It is impossible for officials not to make mistakes, but there is a respect campaign in football and I want to know whether we are going to be the only ones that adhere to it.
I was about to congratulate myself for handling the situation in a mature, intelligent way, without resorting to the parental default setting in our house ("I'm telling your dad!") when he said: "I know two people who never make mistakes ..."
But the gracious Chelsea boss said: "I make mistakes, the players make mistakes, the referees makes mistakes and the linesman makes mistakes.
"We made mistakes and when you make mistakes in the Champions League you concede a goal 99pc of the time," said Ranieri, whose team failed to score despite playing against 10 men for the final 39 minutes.
We force them to make mistakes by flying our aircraft to the best of our ability and making them react to us.
And that means we all make mistakes. Unfortunately, few people are willing to admit their mistakes.