Synonyms for 'mistake' and 'blunder'

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1

    There must be some .....; I think we have come to the wrong house.

  • 2

    The train crash was due to a ..... of the engine-driver, and many people died because of his carelessness.

  • 3

    You shouldn't worry about this; it was only a ..... of the tongue and no one really noticed.

  • 4

    I am telling you from personal experience - don't go there on holiday. It will be a(n) .....!

  • 5

    All the information was lost because of an ..... in the computers.

  • 6

    He paid a lot of money for the high quality machinery, but a lot of technical ..... started to appear in the long run.

  • 7

    It is the first time Jason has written a love letter, so no wonder he made a few ..... of the pen out of excitement.

  • 8

    Julia married a wealthy old man when she was only eighteen because all she wanted was to be rich. Years later she realized it was a big ......

  • 9

    At the beginning of our marriage we had some ....., but little by little we smoothed them away.

  • 10

    What he did was inappropriate to his social status; as the president of the country, he didn't realize what a(n) ..... he had made.

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