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American Sign Language: "mistake"


The sign for "mistake" also means "wrong" and it has a couple of variations. 



MISTAKE / inaccurate / "be wrong" / "an error"




The sign for MISTAKE has a variation that can mean "make a mistake," "make an error," or "have an accident."  The movement twists a "Y-hand" across the chin. This version is often used as a type of conjunction connecting parts of a story.

MISTAKE / "make a mistake" / "have an accident" / "whoops"

 



Sample sentence:
How many errors did you get on the last (previous) test you took in this class?
= PAST TEST THIS CLASS YOU WRONG how-MANY?

 


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