Make no mistake, this is a regime that is deathly afraid of its population.
He was not very funny, for starters, which while not a crime is a mistake for someone whose profession is making with the laughs.
When I was in my mid-twenties, I made a mistake that seems unimaginable to me now.
A French Embassy employee tearfully admitted that "brothers at the intelligence ministry made me understand my mistake."
Brutality must be rejected as a “mistake,” but simultaneously preserved as a possible policy option.
"I trust that there can be no mistake upon that point, at least," replied he.
Without reasons I was sure of, you know, so there could be no chance of any mistake.
I was sure there must be some mistake on your part, that you had confounded him with some other person.
"Nothing, only you locked the door by mistake," said Ben, coolly.
“But it is a mistake,” cried Don Cornelio, rubbing the cold sweat from his forehead.
1630s, from mistake (v.). Meaning "unintended pregnancy" is from 1957.