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e ring

  • v  to make a mistake or be incorrect
  • v  wander from a direct course or at random
  • s  capable of making an error

  • American newspapers used to rake each other's muck with all the verve they now expend on erring politicians.
  • The excommunication was not published until now, in hopes that the erring priest might mend his ways.
  • It is often our own internal flaws or wilful erring that prevents us those passing moments of perfection.
Quotes

  • Gai Waterhouse in Sydney Morning Herald
    He has grown a hand and put on 80 kilograms and looks amazing,Waterhouse said. "However, the downside of being such a big, strong colt and such a valuable stallion means we are erring on the cautious side. Fundamentally, the colt is being...
  • Shane Webcke in The Canberra Times
    Clubs have got a vested interest,Webcke told The Sun-Herald . "They want their players, particularly the good ones, back on the field. You could almost forgive a club for erring on the side of leniency to get them back on the field. It [an...
  • Stephen Larkham in Canoe.ca
    There's a good blend of experience and youth - probably erring on the side of experience,Larkham said. "It's very similar to the '99 campaign."

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