How Time Warner could make that kind of mistake is beyond me.
He was not very funny, for starters, which while not a crime is a mistake for someone whose profession is making with the laughs.
In retrospect, Horyn thinks she made a mistake—though she says she didn't mean to be derisive about the actress' weight.
A French Embassy employee tearfully admitted that "brothers at the intelligence ministry made me understand my mistake."
You have to recognize the possibility of a mistake to fight the disease effectively.
"I trust that there can be no mistake upon that point, at least," replied he.
What mistake could he have made in regard to his instructions?
I was sure there must be some mistake on your part, that you had confounded him with some other person.
All in good time: but I am sorry for this mistake about the lady.
“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.