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2 Translation results for mistake in Spanish

noun | verb

mistake noun

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malentendido, confusión; error

Example sentences of
mistake noun

  • It would be a mistake to assume that we can rely on their help.
  • There must be some mistake.
  • The manuscript contains numerous spelling mistakes.
  • There's a mistake in the schedule.
  • “When does the movie start?” “At 8:00. No, wait—my mistake—it starts at 8:30.”
  • "When does the movie start?" "At 8:00. No, wait-my mistake-it starts at 8:30."

Detailed synonyms for mistake noun

See: Error

mistake verb

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mistook, has mistaken, is mistaking, mistakes
malinterpretar; confundir

Example sentences of
mistake verb

  • the auctioneer mistook my nod for a bid, and I ended up buying a painting I don't even like
  • you seriously mistake me if you think I scare so easily

Synonyms of
mistake verb

Detailed synonyms for mistake verb

Mistake, confuse significan revolver las cosas o tomar una cosa por otra.
  • Mistake indica que uno no ha reconocido una cosa, o que no ha captado su verdadero carácter, y por lo tanto identifica esta cosa con algo que es distinto a ella <he mistook the nature of her interest in him>.
    antonyms: recognize
  • Confuse connota que uno no puede distinguir entre dos cosas que tienen semejanzas o características en común <he had always confused Paraguay with Uruguay>.
    antonyms: differentiate

Reverse translation for mistake

malentendido  - misunderstanding 
confusión  - confusion 
error  - error, mistake 
malinterpretar  - to misinterpret 
confundir  - to confuse, to mix up, to muddle 
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