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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make a mistake.

Usage examples (27)
  • To err is human, but when the eraser wears out ahead of the pencil, you're overdoing it.
  • To err is human; checking a replay would be inhumane
  • Either that, or it is us, the people, who are in err?!
  • To err is human, but to really foul things up requires a computer. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Another word that sounds like "err" which means to make a mistake, is "air" which is what we breathe.
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