Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Mistaken"

The meaning of "Mistaken" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does you’re sorely mistaken. mean?
A: It means you’ve made a big mistake or you’re way off

Example sentences using "Mistaken"

Q: Please show me example sentences with If i'm not mistaken.
A: If I'm not mistaken, English is a hard language.
If I'm not mistaken, cake is unhealthy for you.
Breakfast is the most important meal, if I'm not mistaken.


The phrase is basically used before or after you state a fact you are not sure about.
Q: Please show me example sentences with mistaken.
A: "You must be mistaken."
"He thought he was right, but he was mistaken"
Q: Please show me example sentences with mistaken.
A: 1. You were mistaken about the movie times.
2. It's a case of mistaken identity.
3. I mistook you for your brother.
Q: Please show me example sentences with mistaken.
A: I'm sorry, it seems I was mistaken.

Synonyms of "Mistaken" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between If I'm not mistaken and If I'm not wrong ?
A: Maybe "if I'm not mistaken" sounds a bit more formal. When writing an essay or anything of the sort, I would use that one. "If I'm not wrong" is more of an everyday thing.
Q: What is the difference between by mistaken and by mistake ?
A: ‘By mistaken’ is incorrect. By mistake is correct. To use ‘mistaken’ you might say, ‘You are mistaken.’
Q: What is the difference between mistaken and wrong ?
A: "Mistaken" is very formal and polite. They both mean essentially the same thing. "You're wrong" is very strong and offensive, whereas "You're mistaken" is somewhat less offensive.

I was wrong about that. (informal/what you usually hear)

I was mistaken about that. (formal/polite)
Q: What is the difference between mistaken and misunderstand ?
A: "you must have mistaken me for someone else" "you misunderstand the question"

Translations of "Mistaken"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? mistaken
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? mistaken
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? if I'm not mistaken
A: If I am not a mistaken

Other questions about "Mistaken"

Q: - If I'm not mistaken,.... does this sound natural?
A: yes very natural
Q: i'm 30's,but i'm often mistaken for 20's! does this sound natural?
A: I'm in my 30's, but I'm often mistaken for being in my 20's.

or

I'm in my 30's, but people often mistake me for being in my 20's.

Q: I'm often mistaken for the Chinese. does this sound natural?
A: You should say "I'm often mistaken for a Chinese man"or even, "I'm often mistaken as being Chinese" which is a little bit more natural :)

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