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    #1

    l did/made a big mistake.

    l did/made a big mistake.

    Can either word be used? Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: l did/made a big mistake.

    No. 'I made a big mistake.'

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    #3

    Re: l did/made a big mistake.

    In some contexts, you can use "I did make a big mistake".

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    #4

    Re: l did/made a big mistake.

    Mike's version uses emphasis which would be appropriate in some contexts, but the grammatical rule you need to remember is that it's "to make a mistake", not "to do a mistake".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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