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Definition of blunder #1 (permalink) Mon Mar 13, 2006 22:08 pm   Definition of blunder
 

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ESL/EFL Test #115 "Synonyms for mistake and blunder", question 2

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

(a) blunder
(b) slip
(c) misunderstanding
(d) inaccuracy

Synonym Search, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #115 "Synonyms for mistake and blunder", answer 2

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

Correct answer: (a) blunder
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wich is the correct word
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Blunder #2 (permalink) Tue Mar 14, 2006 8:01 am   Blunder
 

Hi,
You have found the correct answer. Blunder is a gross, serious mistake which often affects other people.
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