mishap

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmɪshæp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmɪshæp, mɪsˈhæp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(mishap, mis hap)


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mishap

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [cooking, work, cycling] mishap
  2. a [terrible, further, serious, minor, slight] mishap
  3. [has been, caused] a [terrible, serious, minor, slight] mishap
  4. [avoidable, occasional, embarrassing] mishaps
  5. [avoid, avert, have, cause] a mishap
  6. avoided mishaps [by, when, while, in, during]
  7. the mishap [occurred, happened, took place] (when)
  8. the [meeting, race, event] passed without mishaps
  9. [despite, bar] a few mishaps
  10. a mishap at [home, school, the office]
  11. a mishap in the [operation, meeting, game, class]
  12. a mishap with the [toner, hammer, fabric]
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