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fatal mistake

This page is about the collocation fatal mistake

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a bad mistake that has terrible consequences

For example

  • Cheating in an exam can be a fatal mistake.

  • I made a fatal mistake when I invested all my money in a small online company.

Note:
A similar collocation is "fatal error"

Quick Quiz

If you make a fatal mistake, it is

a. very serious

b. very deadly

c. very small

Contributor: Matt Errey