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give someone the slipTo evade, escape, or get away from somebody.Rate it:

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give somebody the slipTo evade, escape, or get away from somebody.Rate it:

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give them the slipA well designed escape from captors, a maneuver or tactic which enables the contriver the opportunity to accomplish his goal.Rate it:

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slip someone's mindTo be forgotten; to escape one's memory.Rate it:

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give me liberty or give me deathA set-phrase indicating enormous displeasure at any over-authoritarian policy or law.Rate it:

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pink slipTo get out of the jobRate it:

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there's many a slip twixt cup and lipIn any situation, however well planned, something can always go wrong.Rate it:

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slip under the radarTo go unnoticed, especially for a long period of time.Rate it:

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let slipallow to escapeRate it:

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let slipTo divulge a secret, as by accident or mistake.Rate it:

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pink slipAn automobile roadworthiness inspection certificate.Rate it:

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pink slipNotice of the termination of employment.Rate it:

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slip byto pass without having been taken advantage of.Rate it:

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slip byto go unnoticedRate it:

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slip her cablesRelease, loose, disconnect mooring lines,cables securing a vessel to a harbor buoy.Rate it:

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slip intoTo put on some clothes rapidly.Rate it:

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slip into something a little more comfortableTo wear something suitable to be stripped off by a lover.Rate it:

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slip into something more comfortableTo wear something suitable to be stripped off by a lover.Rate it:

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slip of the penA mistake in handwriting.Rate it:

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slip of the tongueA mistake in speech.Rate it:

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slip onshoe type; to try outRate it:

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slip through the cracksTo escape notice or lack sufficient attention.Rate it:

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slip upTo err, falter; to make a mistake.Rate it:

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slip-upA mistake or error; a minor misstep.Rate it:

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not give someone the time of dayTo ignore someone deliberately; to refuse to talk or pay attention to someone.Rate it:

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give someone a big headTo flatter someone excessively; to overpraise someone, usually resulting in them becoming proud, arrogant or conceited.Rate it:

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give someone a bloody noseto defeat or frustrate someone, but not doing any permanent damage in the processRate it:

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give someone a handTo help, aid, or assist.Rate it:

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give someone a handTo applaud or clap (also to give (someone) a big hand).Rate it:

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give someone a hard timeTo cause difficulty or make trouble for someone.Rate it:

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give someone a hard timeTo tease, kid, or rib someone.Rate it:

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give someone a piece of one's mindTo express one's opinion strongly; to voice one's disagreement or dissatisfaction, especially with another person; to scold or rebuke someone.Rate it:

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give someone an earfulTo shout very loudly at someoneRate it:

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give someone griefTo cause pain.Rate it:

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give someone griefTo hassle, abuse.Rate it:

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give someone Hail Columbiato scold someone severely.Rate it:

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give someone his headTo allow (someone) to act without constraint: to give (someone) free rein.Rate it:

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give someone pauseTo give somebody cause for concern.Rate it:

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give someone the bootTo fire, to sack, to dismiss.Rate it:

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give someone the brush-offTo rebuff, snub or curtly reject someone.Rate it:

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give someone the businessTo treat someone harshly or in a wrongful manner, such as by abusing, deceiving, or manipulating.Rate it:

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give someone the businessTo harangue, criticize vigorously, berate, or ridicule someone.Rate it:

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give someone the chairTo execute a person by means of the electric chair.Rate it:

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give someone the cold shoulderTo snub, resist or reject somebody; to regard somebody distantly.Rate it:

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give someone the creepsTo give someone a feeling of uneasiness or mild fright.Rate it:

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give someone the eyeTo show flirtatious signs with the eye.Rate it:

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give someone the heave-hoto fire, expel or break up with someone.Rate it:

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give someone the old heave-hoAlternative form of give somebody the heave-ho.Rate it:

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give someone the runaroundTo delay, dodge, or frustrate (someone), especially by providing useless information or directions .Rate it:

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give someone what forTo punish; to rebuke.Rate it:

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