slip

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈslɪp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/slɪp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(slip)


Inflections of 'slip' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
slips
v 3rd person singular
slipping
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
slipped
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
slipped
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

slip

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. slip and fall
  2. caused him to slip (and fall)
  3. slip accidentally
  4. slip on the [ice, snow, stairs, polished floor]
  5. slip on your [shoes, clothes]
  6. slip your [shoes] on
  7. slip out of these [clothes, jeans]
  8. slip into [new, dry] clothes]
  9. slip back into [the house, your room]
  10. slip into bed (with her)
  11. the [opportunity, relationship] slipped away
  12. slip away during the night
  13. slipped out of the [meeting, stadium, room]
  14. slip through the [house, halls]
  15. slip through [unnoticed, undetected]
  16. slipped through [the system, security]
  17. the [secret, words] (just) slipped out
  18. slip up and [fail, get caught, lose]
  19. wait until they slip up
  20. slipped up with the [information, numbers, answer]
  21. the [date, place, name] has slipped my mind
  22. slipped [him, the judge, the officer] [$100]
n
  1. [a painful, a careless, an accidental] slip
  2. a [significant, slight, considerable] slip
  3. [have, take, suffer] a slip on the [sidewalk, wet floor, ice]
  4. a [pay, bank, salary] slip
  5. [sign, receive] the [delivery, packing, shipping] slip
  6. wearing a [satin, lace, sexy] slip
  7. made a terrible slip
  8. it was (just) a slip of the tongue
  9. the [judge, team, speaker] made a slip
  10. the slip was [costly, accidental, unfortunate]
  11. the [robber, criminal, suspect] gave the police the slip
  12. [her career, their season] is on the slip (and slide)
  13. a slip in [unemployment, prices, customers]
  14. the pilot [put, slammed, thrusted] the plane into a slip
  15. put the [boat, ship] into the slip
  16. the [dog, greyhound, whippet] bolted from the slips
  17. play on a slip and slide
  18. made a slip-up
  19. a nip slip
n as adj
  1. UK: [down, via] the slip road
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