careless mistake

See: oversight
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International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has noted how a careless mistake by a liner agent led to the imposing of a penalty of around $300,000 by the US Customs and Border Protection.
Then there was skipper Lee Cattermole's careless mistake that gifted Gabriel Agbonlahor the goal that proved to be the decider.
Miley Cyrus has now either made a careless mistake, or is trying to tell us something.
The non-league side looked threatening in attack, but sloppy marking and a careless mistake from Jonas Kovacs allowed Rob Hulse, Dany N'Guessan and James Henry to find the net and give Millwall their first appearance in the last eight since they reached the final nine years ago.
The Conference side looked threatening in attack against Millwall, but sloppy marking and a careless mistake from Jonas Kovacs allowed Rob Hulse, Dany N'Guessan and James Henry to find the net.
Ivanova has graciously accepted the dreaded award, voicing regret for the careless mistake marring Plevneliev's good intentions to deliver a greeting that would be more emotional and sincere than those of his predecessors.
We made this clear to the executive producers of the series, who apologized immediately for this careless mistake.
Lana and Hana experienced burns and severe damage to their eye sight due to a careless mistake by lighting technicians of not placing any protective and filtering layers on the lighting system.
Companies should not make the careless mistake of assuming they do not have big data out there to take advantage of, and that the data explosion is not of use to them.
SAGITTARIUS (November 23-Dec 21) A careless mistake could cost you a lot of money and you would be wise to go over anything which needs to be done with a fine tooth comb or you could end up damaging your reputation.
One careless mistake after another causes his confidence to plummet.
With the downsizing we face, it will take only one careless mistake to bring your career in our Navy to a screeching halt.