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mishap
used in The Remains of the Day

3 uses
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Definition
an unfortunate accident — usually minor
  • I'm very sorry to hear about your mishap, but I hope you're not too put out to be spending the night here in Moscombe.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (66% in)
  • I was a little puzzled as to how this Mr Andrews had come to hear of my 'mishap', as he termed it.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (66% in)
  • The way he said this seemed to suggest the whole village was aware of my 'mishap' and subsequent arrival at this cottage.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (66% in)

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