ignore / overlook or connive > somebody's mistake?

A-friend

Senior Member
Persian (Farsi)
I am really thankful of the coach; he……………… my mistake against the opponent team in the final game and gave ground to me.
a) ignored
b) overlooked
c) connived at
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[I have written this example myself]
[I am going to know whether these two verbs can be used interchangeably to indicate deliberately pay no attention to something in the manner that you had not heard or seen it; if not how can I distinguish them and what is their semantic nuance?]
 
  • Johnny519

    Senior Member
    Mandarin
    I am really thankful of the coach; he……………… my mistake against the opponent team in the final game and gave ground to me.
    a) ignored
    b) overlooked
    c) connived at
    ---------------------------
    [I have written this example myself]
    [I am going to know whether these two verbs can be used interchangeably to indicate deliberately pay no attention to something in the manner that you had not heard or seen it; if not how can I distinguish them and what is their semantic nuance?]
    In my opinion, none of above words is good. I think you can use tolerate
     
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