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Translation of equivocar in English:

transitive verb

  • 1
    to make … make a mistake
    to make … go wrong
    ya me hiciste equivocar
    now you've made me go wrong or make a mistake
    I've made a mistake or gone wrong now because of you
    no me hables mientras cuento que me equivocas
    don't talk to me while I'm counting, you'll make me go wrong or you'll put me off or you'll make me lose count
  • 2 (elegir mal) equivocó el camino dedicándose a la enseñanza
    he chose the wrong career when he went in for teaching

also: equivocarse pronominal verb

  • (cometer un error) to make a mistake
    (estar en un error) to be wrong
    to be mistaken
    te equivocas, no se lo dije a nadie
    you're wrong or mistaken, I didn't tell anyone
    me equivoqué con él
    I was wrong about him
    equivocarse de algome equivoqué de autobús
    I took the wrong bus
    es fácil equivocarse de calle
    it's easy to go down/get the wrong street
    la reunión es el jueves, no te equivoques de día
    the meeting's on Thursday, don't get the day wrong
    me equivoqué de paraguas, este no es el mío
    I picked up the wrong umbrella, this one isn't mine
Example sentences
  • Pensando que, también, me he vuelto a equivocar.
  • Yo mismo, cualquier otro, nos hemos equivocado y hemos pecado.
  • Pero eso no significa que no se pueda equivocar.
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