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  1. trip, trip-up, stumble, misstepnoun

    an unintentional but embarrassing blunder

    "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep"

    tripper, lurch, stumble, slip, trip-up, trip, stagger, head trip

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  1. misstepnoun

    wrong step, false step

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  1. misstepnoun

    faux pas

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  1. Homeland Security Committee:

    Hampered by misstep after misstep, Kirstjen Nielsen's tenure at the Department of Homeland Security was a disaster from the start. It is clearer now than ever that the Trump Administration's border security and immigration policies - that she enacted and helped craft - have been an abysmal failure and have helped create the humanitarian crisis at the border.

  2. Chairman Cho:

    As chairman of Korean Air as well as a father, I am terribly sorry for my daughter's misstep. Everything is my responsibility and fault.

  3. Al Bernstein:

    Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction.

  4. David Westin:

    The real difficulty for a news organization, or a reporter, is that once you've made one misstep, it's really hard to earn (trust) back, you can. But it takes a lot of time.

  5. Shana Verstegen:

    You need every single muscle in your body ... if you get tired your technique goes out the door, one little misstep and its over.

Translations for misstep

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  • FehltrittGerman
  • paso en falsoSpanish
  • harha-askel, hairahtua, astua harhaan, erehtyäFinnish
  • faux pas, trébucher, s'emmêler les pinceaux, gaffer, bourdeFrench
  • pas greșit, poticnireRomanian
  • оступиться, ложный шаг, оплошностьRussian
  • chybaSlovak
  • ความผิดThai
  • 過失Chinese

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