And finally—do you ever get mistaken for Amy Sedaris, another blonde with a multifaceted career?
When the child turned around and wondered why he had been hit, it turned out that Bodenheimer had mistaken him for another child.
Once again, I had, in a manner of speaking, mistaken Myron for Myra.
I had other reasons for thinking this opinion to be a mistaken one, but this article is not about my foresight.
One would be mistaken to place all the blame on the haredim.
Do you, then, confess that I was not mistaken when I guessed that you were a charming woman?
I may have been mistaken with regard to the cause of my persecution by the Wilsons, but I think not.
Let me assure you that he is not mistaken when he declares that there is no time to lose.
Nor was she mistaken: many a time had her father said so to himself.
In her innermost heart she knew that she had not been mistaken.
c.1600, "under misapprehension," past participle adjective from mistake (v.). Related: Mistakenly. Mistaken identity attested from 1865.
1630s, from mistake (v.). Meaning "unintended pregnancy" is from 1957.