slip out

slip out
1. to leave quickly and quietly.

I'll try to slip out at lunchtime and see if I can find her.

2. to unintentionally become known.

It slipped out during her interview that she had been fired from her last job.


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  • slip out — ˌslip ˈout [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they slip out he/she/it slips out present participle slipping out past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip out of — ˌslip ˈout of [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they slip out of he/she/it slips out of present participle slipping out of past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip out — index elude, evade (elude) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • slip out of — Synonyms and related words: bow out, cast off, creep out of, depart, disappear, dodge, doff, dog it, douse, drop, duck, duck duty, duck out, escape, exit, find a loophole, get out of, go on furlough, go on leave, goldbrick, goof off, leave the… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • slip out of — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms slip out of : present tense I/you/we/they slip out of he/she/it slips out of present participle slipping out of past tense slipped out of past participle slipped out of slip out of something to take clothes… …   English dictionary

  • slip out — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms slip out : present tense I/you/we/they slip out he/she/it slips out present participle slipping out past tense slipped out past participle slipped out if something, especially a secret, slips out, you say it …   English dictionary

  • slip out — I. leave quietly, slip away    I ll slip out and check the parking meter. Be right back. II. speak carelessly, say it without thinking    I didn t mean to answer, Sir. The words just slipped out …   English idioms

  • slip out — phr verb Slip out is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑word …   Collocations dictionary

  • slip out of — phr verb Slip out of is used with these nouns as the object: ↑door, ↑grasp, ↑room …   Collocations dictionary

  • 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

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