Slip

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Definition

to slip: to fall, to trip, to skid, to slide
verb

(a) non-slip (grip): (a grip) designed to reduce or prevent slipping
adjective

Examples

  • "I've slipped a little box of chocolates under your door to apologise for the lack of wine."
  • "I heard him say "slip it in your bag, it's our little secret" to a young French boy shopping for a birthday present for his mother, and "oh go on, treat yourself: I won't tell anyone" to an Icelandic tourist."
  • "My elderly mother slipped in a puddle of apple juice in the local supermarket yesterday and has injured her hip."
  • "The Supertrowel also comes with a non-slip grip for accuracy and detachable magnifying lens for really small weeds."
  • "I was carrying a box of cornflakes when I slipped in a puddle of orange juice on the floor."

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