serious mistake

This page is about the collocation serious mistake

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a very bad mistake

For example

  • I hope our goalkeeper doesn't make any serious mistakes this time.

  • Your mistake wasn't all that serious, so you won't lose your job.

Quick Quiz

After making such a serious mistake, Rafael felt

a. proud

b. terrible

c. terrific

Contributor: Matt Errey