make a mistake, mistake, go wrong, blunder, slip up (informal), misjudge, be incorrect, be inaccurate, miscalculate, go astray, be in error, put your foot in it (informal), misapprehend, blot your copybook (informal), drop a brick or clanger (informal)
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Translations for 'err'
- British English: err VERB
If you err, you make a mistake.It criticizes the main contractor for seriously erring in its original estimates.
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