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mistake sb/sth for sb/sth

phrasal verb with mistake uk   us   /mɪˈsteɪk/ verb [T] (mistook, mistaken)
to ​confuse someone or something with a different ​person or thing: I often ​mistake her for her ​mother on the ​phone.
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