In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(impression/idea) equivocado(idea/impression) falsoin the mistaken belief that she would help me — creyendo equivocadamente que me ayudaría
- to be mistaken (in sth/-ing)
- I was mistaken in my opinion of you — tenía una opinión equivocada de ti
- you're sadly mistaken — estás muy equivocado
- you're mistaken in thinking he doesn't care — te equivocas si crees que no le importa
- unless I'm (very) much mistaken — a menos que esté muy equivocado
- If the past is any indicator to the future, we are quite mistaken.
- If you think that a hostage situation like the one in Russia could not happen here, you are sadly mistaken.
- And they were sadly mistaken to think that desperate small business owners would support such language.
- Those of you who think the weekend was spent praying are mistaken.
- If you thought Indiana didn't have a prayer against Oklahoma, you were mistaken on two counts.
- So I'm mistaken to think of the people who designed my website as graphic designers?
- I suppose there are worse legacies than to have been both very great, and very badly mistaken.
- They have said to me that they were mistaken to think it could work.
- If I am not mistaken, the evidence to support this characterizaton is pretty skimpy.
- I think Moore is mistaken on all counts.
- There used to be a duty-free shop in this vicinity, if I am not mistaken.
- I was sadly mistaken before, and we have come to an understanding now.
- However, if I am not mistaken there is a hidden message in these banners.
- If this government thinks its fight is only with miners they are sadly mistaken.
- He soon found out, however, that he had been sorely mistaken.
- Am I mistaken to think such a narrow view might be wrong?
- If they thought painting and art was just something to do with colours, easels and long brushes, they were mistaken.
- As it turned out, Stalin was mistaken on every count.
- At the same time, she clearly does believe not simply that her opponents are mistaken but that they are evil.
- He is an amateur pundit, if I am not mistaken, but one of the most insightful writers around.
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