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mistake
Inglés americano: /məˈsteɪk/
Inglés británico: /mɪˈsteɪk/

Traducción de mistake en español:

noun

  • a bad mistake
    un error garrafal
    a serious mistake
    un grave error
    a spelling mistake
    una falta de ortografía
    there must be some mistake
    debe de haber algún error
    sorry, my mistake
    lo siento, es culpa mía
    to make a mistake
    cometer un error
    equivocarse
    he made the mistake of telling them his address
    cometió el error de darles su dirección
    she made a mistake in adding up the total
    se equivocó al sumar el total
    we all make mistakes
    todos cometemos errores
    anyone can make a mistake
    cualquiera se puede equivocar
    make no mistake (about it) it's hot today and no mistake
    hoy sí que hace calor
    by mistake she took somebody else's umbrella in mistake for her own
    se llevó un paraguas ajeno creyendo que era el suyo
    the fourth child was a mistake
    el cuarto niño fue un accidente
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The simple truth is that terrible mistakes have been made.
    • People with great SAT scores go on to make the same stupid mistakes in their lives that we all make.
    • The danger in Iraq is repeating the biggest mistake - yielding to gradualism.

transitive verb past tense of -took past participle of -taken

  • 1 (confuse)to mistake something/somebody for something/somebody
    confundir algo/a alguien con algo/alguien
    I mistook you for your sister
    te confundí con tu hermana
    his attempts at conciliation may have been mistaken for weakness
    puede ser que hayan interpretado su actitud conciliatoria como una señal de debilidad
    her shyness can be mistaken for rudeness
    su timidez a veces parece grosería
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Mind you, people are often mistaking me for someone else.
    • People often mistook it for a girl's name.
    • As I said above, people often mistake me for a 16 year old, even though I'm 25.
  • 2 (fail to recognize, misinterpret) it's impossible to mistake her style
    su estilo es inconfundible
    you can't mistake it
    es inconfundible
    there's no mistaking that voice!
    ¡esa voz es inconfundible!
    there was no mistaking their enthusiasm
    estaban entusiasmados, no cabe duda or sin lugar a dudas
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The marshal mistook the message, thinking the emperor wanted to sweep the whole province.
    • But he later denied the reports, saying the media mistook his remarks in a meeting with the leader.
    • You were rude to him, and I do think you mistook his motives.

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