"mistake" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

mistake
[mɪsˈteɪk]
sustantivo
1. error (m) equivocación (f)
  • to make a mistake -> cometer un error
  • make no mistake -> puedes estar seguro(a)
  • by mistake -> por error or equivocación
  • this is hard work and no mistake! (familiar) -> no cabe duda de que es un trabajo duro
verbo transitivo (pt mistook [mɪsˈtʊk], pp mistaken [mɪsˈteɪkən])
2. interpretar mal (misunderstand)
  • I mistook her intentions -> interpreté mal sus intenciones
3. confundir (confuse)(for con)
  • I mistook him for someone else -> lo confundí con otra persona
  • there's no mistaking a voice like that! -> ¡esa voz es inconfundible!

mistake [mis-teik]
participio pasivo
1. MISTAKEN).
  • You mistake me -> Ud
verbo neutro (intransitivo)
2. Equivocarse, engañarse. (n)
  • To mistake one’s way -> descarriarse
  • To be mistaken -> estar engañado, haberse equivocado
  • My opinion is mistaken -> no han comprendido bien cuál es mi parecer
  • You are mistaken -> Ud
va. (pret. MISTOOK, Equivocar, comprender mal; tomar una cosa por otra. no me comprende bien. se engaña.
sustantivo
1. Equivocación, yerro, engaño.
  • Book full of mistakes -> libro lleno de yerros o de erratas
  • To make a fallar -> cometer un error

mistake [mɪsˈteɪk] mistook (past)mistaken (participle:past)
noun
1 error (m)
there must be some mistake debe de haber algún error
there must be no mistake about it to acknowledge admit one's mistake he soon [realized] his mistake I think there's been a mistake - I said 8 o'clock my mistake was that I trusted him I'm sure it was just a simple mistake, sir it's a mistake [to] assume that she'll agree I think it's a serious mistake to confuse books with life
by mistake
he has been arrested by mistake lo detuvieron por error or equivocación; he fired the gun by mistake disparó la pistola sin querer
he took my hat in mistake for his confundió mi sombrero con el suyo
to make a mistake (gen) cometer un error; (be mistaken) equivocarse
they made the mistake of asking too much cometieron el error de pedir demasiado; the doctor must have made a mistake el médico debe de haberse equivocado
I made a mistake in letting her go you're making a big mistake don't make the mistake of underestimating him it's an easy mistake to make
make no mistake about it let there be no mistake about it y que no quepa la menor duda
my mistake! ¡la culpa es mía!; es culpa mía
she's pretty and no mistake (informal) es guapa de verdad or con ganas (informal)
2 (in piece of work) error (m); fallo (m)
his essay was full of mistakes su trabajo estaba lleno de errores or fallos
there was never a single mistake in her typing her mother sighed and rubbed out another mistake in the crossword puzzle
if you make a mistake, start again si te equivocas, vuelve a empezar
if you make a mistake you can always rub it out
spelling mistake falta (f) de ortografía
spelling mistakes are often just the result of haste
verb:transitive
1 (misunderstand) [+meaning, remark] malinterpretar
I'm sorry, I mistook your meaning perdón, te malinterpreté or no te entendí bien; there was no mistaking his intention su intención estaba clarísima
no one should mistake how serious the issue is the government completely mistook the feeling of the country
2 (mix up, confuse) [+time, road] equivocarse de
I mistook the turning to your house me equivoqué al torcer para ir a tu casa
to mistake sth/sb for sth/sb confundir algo/a algn con algo/algn
he is often mistaken for Peter se le confunde muchas veces con Peter; she mistook his attention for interest erróneamente, interpretó su atención como interés; she could easily be mistaken for a boy se la podría confundir fácilmente con un chico
I mistook you for Carlos when hayfever first occurs it is often mistaken for a summer cold maybe the office cleaner mistook the papers for scrap
there's no mistaking her voice su voz es inconfundible

Verb Conjugations for "mistake" (go to el error)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Future
I mistake I mistook I will mistake
you mistake you mistook you will mistake
he/she mistakes he/she mistook he/she will mistake
we mistake we mistook we will mistake
you mistake you mistook you will mistake
they mistake they mistook they will mistake
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