we all make mistakes


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we all make 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, we all make mistakes. It's not the end of the world or anything." Try not to be too harsh on the intern, OK? We all make mistakes, and besides, it's his first week on the job.
See also: all, make, mistake, we
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