slip mind

slip mind
slip (your) mind if something slips your mind, you forget about it.

I meant to tell her Nigel had phoned, but it completely slipped my mind.


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  • slip your mind — slip your mind/memory/ phrase if something slips your mind memory , you forget to do it How could she have let something so important slip her mind? Thesaurus: to forget, or to try to forgetsynonym Main entry: slip * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip — slip1 [slip] vi. slipped, slipping [ME slippen < MLowG, akin to OHG slifan < IE * (s)leib , to glide, slip < base * (s)lei , slimy: see SLIDE] 1. to go quietly or secretly; move without attracting notice [to slip out of a room] 2. a) to… …   English World dictionary

  • slip your memory — slip your mind/memory/ phrase if something slips your mind memory , you forget to do it How could she have let something so important slip her mind? Thesaurus: to forget, or to try to forgetsynonym Main entry: slip …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip one's mind — • slip (out of) one s mind • slip (out of) one s memory be forgotten I m very sorry I didn t come and meet you last night. Our appointment totally slipped my mind. (from Idioms in Speech) to forget Perhaps you really have a friend called Merde… …   Idioms and examples

  • slip out of one's mind — • slip (out of) one s mind • slip (out of) one s memory be forgotten I m very sorry I didn t come and meet you last night. Our appointment totally slipped my mind. (from Idioms in Speech) to forget Perhaps you really have a friend called Merde… …   Idioms and examples

  • slip one's memory — • slip (out of) one s mind • slip (out of) one s memory be forgotten I m very sorry I didn t come and meet you last night. Our appointment totally slipped my mind. (from Idioms in Speech) to forget Perhaps you really have a friend called Merde… …   Idioms and examples

  • slip out of one's memory — • slip (out of) one s mind • slip (out of) one s memory be forgotten I m very sorry I didn t come and meet you last night. Our appointment totally slipped my mind. (from Idioms in Speech) to forget Perhaps you really have a friend called Merde… …   Idioms and examples

  • slip your mind/memory — informal : to be forgotten Her birthday completely slipped my mind. [=I completely forgot about her birthday] • • • Main Entry: ↑slip …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip one's mind — {v. phr.} To forget something. * /I meant to mail those letters but it entirely slipped my mind./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • slip one's mind — {v. phr.} To forget something. * /I meant to mail those letters but it entirely slipped my mind./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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