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1‘we can't afford to slip up like that again’
make a mistake, blunder, make a blunder, get something wrong, miscalculate, make an error, trip up, err, go wrong
informal make a bloomer, make a boo-boo, screw up, make a howler, muff something up
British informal boob, cock something up, drop a clanger
North American informal goof up
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