error

Listen:
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɛrər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɛrɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(erər)


WordReference English Collocations © 2020

error

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [major, significant, huge, noticeable, glaring] error
  2. a [slight, minor, small] error
  3. [factual, statistical, system] errors
  4. [grammatical, language, speaking, spelling] errors
  5. correct errors in the [homework, tests, essays]
  6. the [homework] was full of (grammatical) errors
  7. [made, had] [no, several] errors on his [homework]
  8. didn't [make] a single error on her [homework]
  9. the teacher corrected the [student's, homework] errors
  10. made an error in [division, calculation, addition]
  11. spot errors in the [report, article, text]
  12. find errors in the [program, game, software, system]
  13. mark it down as a [human, mechanical, technical] error
  14. human error was [ruled out, discarded, considered]
  15. the errors that [led to, caused] the accident
  16. the error that led to the [goal, leak, disaster]
  17. it was just an [honest, innocent] error
  18. was an error in judgment
  19. was [a costly, an expensive] error
  20. was done by trial and error
  21. get an error when I [login, open the program]
  22. allow for a margin of error
n as adj
  1. an error message [appeared, popped up]
  2. I keep getting an error message
  3. spend time on error correction
'error' also found in these entries:
Advertisements
Advertisements

Report an inappropriate ad.