UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈslaɪdɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(slīding)

From the verb slide: (⇒ conjugate)
sliding is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. come [in, out] through the sliding doors
  2. [enter, exit, leave] through the sliding doors
  3. [enter] using the sliding doors
  4. the [wardrobe, closet, bathroom, porch] has a sliding door
  5. a [living room, loft, bathroom] with a sliding window
  6. the [car, vehicle, stadium] has a sliding [cover, roof]
  7. sliding [sales, interest, productivity, prices]
  8. use a sliding scale to charge for
  9. prices are [based, calculated] on a sliding scale
  10. sliding [house, property] prices
  11. made sliding contact with
  12. baseball: made a sliding catch
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. slide the door [open, shut]
  2. slide it (back) into place
  3. slide it [on, off, to the right, up]
  4. slid the [bowl, glass] along the [table, bar]
  5. slid in a [CD, tape]
  6. slid the [record, CD, DVD, book] out of its [sleeve]
  7. slid it out of its [sleeve, jacket, dust jacket, case]
  8. slid the knife from [its sheath, his pocket]
  9. slid from her grip and [fell, landed, smashed]
  10. slid out of his hand
  11. slid out the back (door, exit)
  12. slide down the [hill, slide]
  13. slid all the way down the [hill]
  14. went sliding down the [hill, stairs, slope]
  15. slid over the [ice, snow]
  16. slid on the [ice]
  17. the snake slid [along, into, through]
  18. my glasses keep sliding [down, off] my [nose, face]
  19. slid [silently, quietly] away
  20. slide into [oblivion, obscurity]
  21. slide into [view, the open]
  22. slide into depression
  23. her [scores, grades] are sliding
  24. her [popularity, rank] is sliding
  25. slide into [second, home]
  26. (just) let it slide
  1. a [water, log, park, metal, children's'] slide
  2. the little girl [went, came, flew] down the slide
  3. don't climb up the slide!
  4. the children were [playing, fighting] on the slides
  5. [build, make, improvise] a slide
  6. slides in the [park, playground, play area]
  7. a [smooth, bumpy, fast] toboggan slide
  8. the [skater, skier, dog, child] took a slide on the [ice, snow]
  9. the [car, motorbike, wheels] went into a slide
  10. took a slide on the [ice, wet floor, snow]
  11. the [shares, markets, investments] suffered a slide in value
  12. [her career, their season] is on the slide
  13. a slide in [prices, value, dividends, profits]
  14. a slide in [unemployment, demand, customers]
  15. the [first, second, last] slide (in the presentation)
  16. [examine, view, analyze] on a microscope slide
  17. the slide of a [flute, wind instrument]
  18. [showed us, projected] a series of slides
  19. UK, dated: their holiday slides
  20. dated: their vacation slides
  21. slides of their vacation
n as adj
  1. a slide [projector, viewer, scanner]
  2. [make, view, preview] a slide show
  3. use a slide rule
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