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Meaning: something said after making a small mistake or having a small accident

For example:

  • Oops! Did I step on your foot? I'm sorry.

  • After tasting her tea, Helen said, "Oops! I forgot the sugar."

Quick Quiz:

Someone might say "Oops!" if they do something
  1. with great concentration
  2. after careful planning
  3. accidentally

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