In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(mistake)error masculinea clerical/printing/spelling error — un error administrativo/de imprenta/ortográfico
- to make an error — cometer un error
- a tactical error — un error táctico
- Yes, of course there's a spelling error in the title!
- Was this a house speciality or a spelling error?
- There were errors of judgment, but the more we are made to pay for them, the less likely they are to happen again.
- In a way, Nolan makes a similar error of judgement, mistaking atmospheric darkness for thematic darkness.
- Have you ever worried that people are grousing about the egregious errors of your judgment?
- Thankfully, only one of these five made the common error of mistaking morbidity for profundity.
- Just because he made a mistake, an error of judgement made by a bad husband, it doesn't make him a bad politician.
- This is not a mistake but an error of historic proportions.
- I'd have found that funnier if it hadn't been about a spelling error.
- Now, maybe you want to put it down as a mistake or an error or an oversight.
- Judgement errors are bound to exist and bombs falling off target from the air is nothing new.
- The workman made a spelling error engraving the box and it was never sent.
- Any fool can be pedantic and snipe at what they think are minor errors in grammar.
- That happens a lot on the web, and sometimes it can be used to cover awful mistakes or errors of judgment.
- The report called the error a " serious mistake " and also revealed that the intern was sick himself when he was taking care of the patient.
- A minute mistake, an error of judgement, is all that it takes for a ghastly mishap to occur, resulting in death or worse, a life-long disability.
- This is simultaneously a spelling error and a malapropism.
- The message is ready and short, but there are some spelling errors so remember to correct them.
- He's tallying up all the dreadful mistakes and errors of judgement that got us to this place.
- When someone makes a mistake, whether it is a spelling error or an unnecessarily long answer, be kind about it.
2(being wrong)error masculinein error — por equivocación
- to be in error — estar en un error
- no allowance was made for statistical error — no se tuvo en cuenta el margen de error
- owing to human error — debido a un fallo humano
- to see the error of one's ways — darse cuenta de que se ha actuado mal
- However, a major source of error is determination of concentration.
- The third major category of error consists of specimen defects.
- A female colleague of mine told me that she called to speak to a friend recently and in error dialled the wrong telephone number.
- Since the birefringence of the projection lens is well controlled, there is little wavefront error due to polarization.
- Ideally, research on this question should be conducted prospectively to reduce measurement error in reporting of such meaningful experiences.
- Lastly, don't discount the possibility of human error when conducting the audit.
- But these systems cannot cope with human error.
- So far as the applicants are concerned, the presiding judge committed jurisdictional error.
- We know about human error, mechanical failure and accidents.
- If the button is clearly labeled, but the employee still pushes the wrong button, that is human error.
- You've got human error, possibilities for mischief.
- But I hope that they pause and at least consider that they might be in error, on the wrong side of history.
- The common threads running through most nuclear accidents are unexpected technical conditions and human error.
- An investigation into the crash showed that the accident was caused by pilot error.
- At some point, increasing error causes major information loss because many conformations populate the average noise sphere.
- However, something, whether by human error or mechanical fault, went awfully wrong as we saw him plummet to his death from the arena roof.
- It was human error - the command to turn the instrument on was forgotten.
- Estimation error is likely to make branch lengths appear even less clocklike than they actually are.
- Now, as a consequent of inadvertent human error, conditions are contrary to preferred expectations.
- If bias remains a major source of error over time, then the forecasting system is not improving.
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