"Mistaken" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 cuò wù error / mistake / CL:個|个[ge4] / mistaken / false / wrong
 gǎo cuò mistake / to make a mistake / to blunder / mistaken
 chuǎn mistaken / erroneous / contradictory
 yǐ wéi to think (i.e. to take it to be true that ...) (Usually there is an implication that the notion is mistaken &ndash / except when expressing one's own current opinion.)
 wù qū mistaken ideas / misconceptions / the error of one's ways
 miù wù error / mistaken idea / falsehood
 xǐ xīn gé miàn lit. to wash one's heart and renew one's face (idiom) / to repent sincerely and mend one's mistaken ways / to turn over a new leaf
 dà cuò tè cuò to be gravely mistaken (idiom)
 Yǐng shū Yān shuō lit. Ying writes a letter and Yan reads it / fig. to misinterpret the original meaning / to pile up errors / refers to the letter from capital 郢[Ying3] of 楚[Chu3] in which the inadvertent words "hold up the candle" are mistaken by the minister of 燕[Yan1] as "promote the wise"
 gé miàn xǐ xīn lit. to renew one's face and wash one's heart (idiom) / to repent sincerely and mend one's mistaken ways / to turn over a new leaf
 chà yuǎn inferior / not up to par / to fall far short / to be mistaken
 cuò jiě misinterpretation / mistaken explanation
 é chuán unfounded rumor / to pass on a mistaken belief to others
 jī kě luàn zhēn to seem almost genuine / easily mistaken for the real thing
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