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Translation of "mistake" - English-Spanish dictionary

mistake

noun   /mɪˈsteɪk/
A2 something that you do or think that is wrong equivocación, fallo a spelling mistake He made a lot of mistakes in his test.
by mistake
B1 If you do something wrong by mistake, you do it without wanting to. por equivocación I picked up someone else’s book by mistake.
verb   /mɪˈsteɪk/ ( present participle mistaking, past tense mistook, past participle mistaken)
to not understand something correctly entender mal, malinterpretar I think you mistook what I said.
→  Phrasal verbs mistake someone for someone
(Definition of mistake from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

mistake

verb /miˈsteik/ ( past tense mistook /-ˈstuk/, past participle mistaken)
(with for) to think that (one person or thing) is another confundir I mistook you for my brother in this bad light.
to make an error about equivocarse, entender mal They mistook the date, and arrived two days early.
mistaken adjective
wrong equivocado You are mistaken if you think he’s clever.
mistakenly adverb
erróneamente, por equivocación He mistakenly picked up the wrong set of keys.
(Definition of mistake from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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