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slip of the tongueA mistake in speech.Rate it:

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bite one's tongueTo forcibly prevent oneself from uttering a word.Rate it:

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bite one's tongueAn admonishment to someone who has said something unfeeling or harsh.Rate it:

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cat got someone's tongueWhy are you not saying anything?.Rate it:

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forked tongueThe characteristic of deceptiveness; duplicity; untruthfulness.Rate it:

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hold one's tongueTo keep quiet; especially, to leave something unsaid.Rate it:

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on the tip of one's tongueKnown but not quite remembered.Rate it:

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roll off the tongueTo proceed into oral expression in a manner which is fluent, appealing, or glib.Rate it:

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sharp tongueThe practice or characteristic of speaking to others in a harsh, critical, or insulting manner.Rate it:

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silver tongueThe trait of being clever at speaking, often in a deceitful way.Rate it:

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silver-tongueThe trait of being clever at speaking, often in a deceitful way.Rate it:

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speak with a forked tongueTo speak deceptively; to be duplicitous or untruthful.Rate it:

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take one's tongue out of someone's assTo stop flattering someone (especially a superior) in an obsequious manner, and to support their every opinion.Rate it:

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tongue-in-cheekNot intended seriously; jocular or humorous.Rate it:

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tongue-tiedUnable to speak; at a loss for words.Rate it:

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wicked tongueAn abusive, vulgar, nasty, or otherwise objectionable manner of speaking.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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give somebody the slipTo evade, escape, or get away from somebody.Rate it:

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give someone 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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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 onshoe type; to try outRate it:

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slip someone's mindTo be forgotten; to escape one's memory.Rate 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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Bronx cheerA razzing noise made with the lips and tongue; a raspberry.Rate it:

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lick one's chopsTo use one's tongue to remove moistness from the sides of one's mouth, as when salivating or at the conclusion of a meal.Rate it:

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rakeThe direction of slip during fault movement. The rake is measured within the fault plane.Rate it:

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throw dirt enough, and some will stickIf enough allegations are made about someone or something, then even if they are all untrue, people's opinion of the person or thing will be diminished.1759, John Wesley, letter to John Downes, Rector of St. Michael's, Wood Street, read at Wesley Center Online at [1] on 14 Oct 06.I hope...that you are ignorant of the whole affair, and are so bold only because you are blind...And blind enough; so that you blunder on through thick and thin, bespattering all that come in your way, according to the old, laudable maxim, 'Throw dirt enough, and some will stick.'1857, Thomas Hughes, Tom Brown's Schooldays, read at fullbooks.com on 14 Oct 06,But whatever harm a spiteful tongue could do them, he took care should be done. Only throw dirt enough, and some will stick.1864, John Henry Newman, Apologia Pro Vita Sua, Penguin Classics (1994), p. 10,Archbishop Whately used to say Rate it:

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tonsil hockeyFrench kissing; tongue kissing.Rate it:

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tonsil tennisFrench kissing; tongue kissingRate it:

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within ames aceNearly, very near (1811 Dictionary of Vulgar Tongue).Rate it:

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