A slip of the pen 筆誤

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今日片語

搭配 “a slip of the pen” 的意思是 “筆誤”,指 “(書寫時的)拼寫、語法或用詞錯誤”,如果某人 “make a slip of the pen”,意思就是此人 “因疏忽而出筆誤或寫錯字”。

例句

I made a slip of the pen and wrote that the car was worth £1,000 not £10,000!
我筆誤寫錯了,這輛車值一萬英鎊,而不是一千英鎊。

Due to a slip of the pen, I misspelt the name of the bride on the wedding invitations.
由於筆誤,我在婚禮請柬上拼寫錯了新娘的名字。

One slip of the pen and you could lose valuable points in your exam paper.
在考試中出現筆誤,你就可能丟掉寶貴的分數。