动词过去式:erred 过去分词:erred 现在分词:erring 第三人称单数:errs
/ɜ:(r); [US] eər; ɛr/
v (fml 文)
(a) make mistakes; be wrong 犯错误; 出错.
(b) do wrong; sin 做错事; 犯罪.
2 (idm 习语) err on the side of sth show too much of a (usu good) quality 过分表现某品质（通常指好的）
*It's better to err on the side of tolerance (ie be too tolerant rather than too severe) when dealing with young offenders. 对待失足的青少年宁可失之过宽（宁过宽而勿过严）. to ,err is `human (to for,give di`vine) (saying 谚) it is human nature to sin and make mistakes (and therefore one should be as forgiving as possible) 人孰无过（宽恕为上）.
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French;Origin: errer, from Latin errare]
err on the side of sth
to be more careful or safe than is necessary, in order to make sure that nothing bad happens
It's always best to err on the side of caution .
old use to make a mistake