• By mistake is used to describe something in error; accidentally.

  • Without intending.

  • Erroneously.

1. I grabbed the wrong pant size by mistake, could you find the next size up?

 

2. I took the exit by mistake and now we’re lost.

 

3. I’m sorry, I think I dialled your number by mistake.

 

4. An mysterious text was sent to me by mistake.

accidentally, as luck would have it, by a fluke, by coincidence, for some reason, fortuitously, haphazardly, unexpectedly, unintentionally, unwittingly

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