This page is about the phrasal verb mistake for.
Meaning: to wrongly think that a person or thing is someone or something else
- mistake for Fake Gucci bags look real and can easily be mistaken for genuine Gucci bags.
- mistake for There's a guy who lives near here who often gets mistaken for David Beckham. He looks just like him.
The police arrested the wrong man because they mistook him for
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Contributor: Matt Errey