intransitive verb -pp-
- 1 1.1 (slide, shift position)(person)(knot)correrse(clutch)she slipped and fellmy foot slipped(se) resbaló y se cayóthe knife slipped and he cut himselfse me fue el piethe tires are slipping on the icese le fue el cuchillo y se cortóit just slipped out of my handslas ruedas patinan sobre el hielose me resbaló de las manosOraciones de ejemplo
Oraciones de ejemplo
- While trying to get my foot balanced on one of the mossy boulders that jutted out of the water, I lost my footing and slipped again.
- Eight-year-old Luke Vardy narrowly escaped with his life after he slipped and lost his footing as he climbed wrought iron fencing in the front garden of his Rotherham home.
- She desperately searched for good footing, slipping and sliding as she tried to get back up.
Oraciones de ejemplo1.2 you're slipping
- She poured the water and turned to put it back in the fridge but as she opened the door the jug slipped from her grasp and shattered on the floor with a loud smash.
- We passed the trident, crossed over the hill and tumbled down a moraine the far side, our feet slipping on the loose rock.
- Her heel slipped on some mud and she lost her balance, swearing as an arm wrapped around her waist, preventing her from hitting the ground.
they slipped to third place in the leaguetu trabajo ( or aplicación etc) ya no es lo que eraproduction is slipping (back)bajaron al tercer lugar de la ligait's easy to slip into bad habitsla producción está decayendo or bajandoes fácil caer en malos hábitosOraciones de ejemplo
- Sometimes, however, the gears slip, the programming fails, and the logic circuits burn out.
- My tennis shoes slipped over the slippery surface of the rock.
- We slogged across the pasture, truck tires slipping and sliding in the mud, and wound up walking the last hundred yards or so.
- The gross profit margin slipped to 42.3 per cent from 43 per cent a year earlier.
- Sales were down 16.8 percent and market share slipped from 9.6 percent to 8.2 percent.
- Pre-tax profits in the first half, however, slipped back by 25 per cent due to higher interest charges.
- 2 2.1 (move unobtrusively) (+ adverb complement) he slipped into/out of the room without being observedshe slipped into bed we managed to slip past the guardsentró en/salió de la habitación sin que lo vieransome errors have slipped into the textlogramos pasar sin que nos vieran los guardias2.2 (escape, be lost) Ver ejemplos: to let slip an opportunity, to let an opportunity slipse han deslizado algunos errores en el textothey let the contract slip through their fingersdejar escapar una oportunidadI didn't mean to say that: it just slipped outse dejaron quitar el contrato de las manosthe secret slipped outno quería decirlo pero se me escapó or salióI let (it) slip that …se me ( or le etc) escapó el secreto2.3 (go quickly) Ver ejemplos: he's just slipped out to the bankse me escapó que …I'll slip back and get the listha salido un momento al banco2.4 (change) Ver ejemplos: she slipped out of her dressvuelvo en un momento or en una escapada a buscar la listaI'll just slip into something more comfortablese quitó el vestidome voy a poner algo más cómodoOraciones de ejemplo
- Casey took the seat at the end, slipping in quickly and quietly before anyone noticed.
- I heard people speaking in the living room, so I shut the door as quietly as I could, hoping to slip upstairs without being noticed.
- I slipped quietly back into the house and pulled the door shut after me, leaving the scene.
transitive verb -pp-
- 1 1.1 (put unobtrusively) (+ adverb complement) he slipped the letter into the drawershe slipped a coin into his handmetió la carta en el cajónhe slipped his arm around her waistle pasó disimuladamente una monedashe slipped the ring onto/off her fingerle pasó el brazo por la cinturaan additional clause had been slipped into the agreementse puso/quitó el anillo1.2 (pass) Ver ejemplos:to slip somethingsubrepticiamente le habían agregado una cláusula al acuerdo
tosomebodyI slipped him a $50 billpasarle algo aalguienle pasé un billete de 50 dólares disimuladamenteOraciones de ejemplo
- My face flushed as I quietly and quickly slipped my hands under the kitchen table.
- But he took from his desk a pink candy heart with a gold motto, ‘You are sweet’, and slipped it under her arm.
- As Mila loads the luggage, Andy quietly slips a small envelope into her purse.
- 2 2.1 (break loose from) Ver ejemplos: don't let the dog slip its leashthe boat slipped its mooringsno dejes que se suelte el perroto slip anchor to slip somebody's mind o memoryit completely slipped my mindel bote se soltólas amarras se soltaron2.2 (Cars)to slip the clutchme olvidé or se me olvidó por completomantener el pedal del embrague deprimidoOraciones de ejemplo2.3 (release)
(catch/lock)Oraciones de ejemplo2.4 (in knitting)
- First was too snatchy, second meant constant clutch slipping, resulting in wrist-ache after a few days, and the weather, which was unseasonably atrocious.
- For those drivers who slip the clutch frequently, yours will wear out quicker than a driver that does not slip the clutch.
- Try not to slip the clutch when shifting or driving.
(stitch)pasar sin tejerOraciones de ejemplo
- They are in the leash, but in a moment they will be slipped.
- When game was sighted, the huntsman slipped the dogs.
- To execute this decrease, slip the first stitch as if to knit, slip the second stitch as if to knit, then slide the left-hand needle into the front part of both stitches and knit them together.
- Mosaic knitting simply involves slipping the stitches in a row that should be the "other" color.
- The technique of two-color slip-stitch knitting is really quite simple: If you can knit simple stripes and slip a stitch, you have all the skills you need.
- 3 (Medicine)he's slipped a disctiene una hernia de discoOraciones de ejemplo
- They also must document why a mare slipped a foal to collect on insurance claims and to secure unborn foal insurance for future pregnancies.
- If a mare has "slipped" a foal in a previous pregnancy, double care should be taken, as she will be far more likely to do so again than another which has hitherto escaped the accident.
- 1 countable 1.1 (slide) to give somebody the slip [colloquial]he gave us the sliplograr zafarse de alguien1.2 (decline)se nos escapólogró zafarse de nosotrosOraciones de ejemplo
Oraciones de ejemplo
- If he dared score lower in an examination or for some reason had a slip in his grades, Kevin had to face the comparison risk.
- That's why the shares look like a decent punt with reasonable protection against the downside risk of a modest slip back in the price of oil and no new exploration successes.
- A high finish is usually followed by a slip towards mediocrity.
- Many falls result from trips and slips when the impaired balance of an elderly person prevents swift corrective action.
- Shaun began the event cautiously knowing that one slip on the loose surface could lose him the event.
- The point we make is this, that that can happen in the situation where the man in the position of Preston was indeed going in for a robbery, but because of some sudden movement or a fall or a slip the gun goes off.
- 2 countable (mistake) to make a slipa slip of the tongue/pencometer un errorequivocarsea Freudian slipun lapsus (linguae/cálami)there's many a slip twixt cup and lipun acto fallidodel dicho al hecho hay mucho trechoOraciones de ejemplo
- Clerical errors and slips of this kind, honest mistakes, could be made by all manner of people in all manner of circumstances.
- These are relatively minor slips in a long text.
- His slip did not go unnoticed by Elizabeth.
- 3 countable 3.1 (undergarment) your slip is showing 3.2also: pillow slipOraciones de ejemplo
- She said women can't go wrong wearing a slip dress and strappy shoes to a club.
- She suggests trying one color scheme when purchasing outfits, such as a slip dress with a jacket, skirt, and pants.
- This mix of lace, silk and cotton by Pazuki at Sola is perfect for layering over a slip dress or wearing on its own.
Verbos con partícula
- 1.1 (drink)it slips down a treat
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
- → slip by
- (make mistake)
- 1 (of paper) Ver ejemplos: I wrote it on a slip of paperlo anoté en un papelito or papelalso: sales slip→ deposit 2 1 1, → paying-in slip, → withdrawal 4Oraciones de ejemplo
- He pulled the small slip of paper out of his pocket and copied the information to the computer screen.
- It is hereby agreed claims can be collected on certified copy slips and/or copy policies.
- You'll get a reply slip with the Statement of Decisions letter.
- 3 (cutting of plant)Oraciones de ejemplo
- The idea is that gardeners will deliver extra plants, slips, seeds and seedlings to the Horticultural Training Centre at Zoo Lake.
- It's the best excuse to start your own slips from market sweet potatoes sprouted at home.
- Detach suckers and slips and pot in a well-draining soil.
- uncountable (in pottery)barbotina (feminine)Oraciones de ejemplo
- It could also be decorated by painting with a slip (a creamy mixture of fine clay and water) of a different colour to the body.
- I experimented with reducing leftover dried clay scraps to the consistency of slip and strained the mixture to remove lumps.
- Explaining her actions for viewers, she applies white slip and colored underglazes for decorations.
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