Today’s word of the day is 错 (cuò) which means wrong. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 错 (cuò).
错误 (cuòwù) Mistake
The first word is 错误 (cuòwù) which means mistake. A way of using it in a sentence is 在写作业时要注意避免常见的错误。(Zài xiě zuòyè shí yào zhùyì bìmiǎn chángjiàn de cuòwù.) Pay attention to avoid common mistakes when doing homework.
错过 (cuòguò) To miss out
Another word we can create with 错 (cuò) is 错过 (cuòguò). This means ‘to miss out’. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 错 means wrong, and 过means past. A way of using it in a sentence is 她昨天错过了一场精彩的电影。(Tā zuótiān cuòguòle yī chǎng jīngcǎi de diànyǐng.) She missed a fantastic movie yesterday.
错怪 (cuòguài) To wrongly blame
Finally, we can create the word 错怪 (cuòguài) which means blame wrongly. The 怪 here means blame. A way of using it in a sentence is 别把责任都错怪在他身上。(Bié bǎ zérèn dōu cuòguài zài tā shēnshàng.) Don't wrongly blame everything on him.