[ UK /ˈɜː/ ]
[ US /ˈɛɹ, ˈɝ/ ]
VERB
  1. to make a mistake or be incorrect
  2. wander from a direct course or at random
    The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her
    don't drift from the set course
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How To Use err In A Sentence

  • When we see her, we remember that hot July day doing five knots pulling Jess and Jerry on a tube and Russ skippering his first yacht.
  • Lobefins today have dwindled to the lungfishes and the coelacanths ‘dwindled’ as ‘fish’, that is, but mightily expanded on land: we land vertebrates are aberrant lungfish. THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH
  • In this edition, such mistakes are corrected, and the original errata slips are also published.
  • If the indoor tables don't satisfy you, and if the weather is right, do ask for a table on the terrace.
  • Trip steels have a microstructure with retained austenite, ferrite and martensite.
  • The right back found himself in unfamiliar territory in the opposing penalty area after a swift exchange of passes that opened up Reading's defence. Times, Sunday Times
  • His casual reaction, "you're overreacting," "these things happen, right?" suggests they've gone through this before, with presumably the more recent procedure she discussed with her gyno. Samantha Zalaznick: Mad Men Recap: Help!
  • demands for rectification of terrible injustices
  • The composition of displaced terranes ranges from that of typical oceanic crust to significantly less dense granitic rock with clear continental affinities.
  • Unions and managers are now referring to the stand-off as ‘class war in the classroom’.
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