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make a mistake

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sin

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to make an error or mistake

to violate a moral or divine law

to turn away from a prescribed course of action or conduct

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to make a mistake or be incorrect

wander from a direct course or at random

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Shouldn't government err on the side of caution, 'di ba?
Also, don't forget to make a budget and err on the side of caution.
The policy will cover lost income and extra expenses caused by shutting the plant down, and is designed to encourage plants to err on the side of caution and close shop if a hurricane is looming, Ace said.
But why not err on the side of caution and seek to find ways to terminate pregnancies in the most humane ways possible for both the woman and the fetus?
He also cites with approval the Precautionary Principle; to wit, "It is better to err on the side of protecting human and environmental safety than to err on the side of the risks" (p.