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schoolboy errorA fundamental, simple mistake.
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home in onTo focus or narrow down to something; to find or draw closer, as by trial and error or a gradual seeking process.
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mess upTo cause a problem with; to introduce an error or mistake in; to make muddled or confused; spoil; ruin.
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strike throughPartly obliterate text by drawing a continuous line through the centre thereof, usually to indicate the deletion of an error or obsolete information.
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seat-of-the-pantsDone by feel, guess, or trial and error rather than by careful planning, thought or technique.
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acknowledge the cornTo cop a plea; to admit to a small error but not a larger one.
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bulletproofReliable, infallible, sturdy or error-tolerant.
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call onTo correct; to point out an error or untruth.
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cut it fineTo achieve something at the last possible moment, or with no margin for error.
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eat crowTo recognize that one has been shown to be mistaken or outdone, especially by admitting that one has made a humiliating error.
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on accidentAccidentally; not intentionally; because of error, misfortune, or lack of caution.
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or words to that effectused to indicate a paraphrase or the chance of an error in the details of reported speech.
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play by earTo do by guessing, intuition, or trial and error; to react to events as they occur.
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play it by earTo do something by guessing, intuition, or trial and error; to react to events as they occur.
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significance levelThe probability, usually expressed as a percentage, of making a decision to reject the null hypothesis when the null hypothesis is actually true; the probability of making a type 1 error).
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slip-upA mistake or error; a minor misstep.
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