What does 'Slip through one's fingers' mean?
Meaning: If something slips through one’s fingers it escapes or is lost through carelessness.
Country: International English | Subject Area: Body and bodily functions | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Slip through one's fingers
- Slip of the tongue
- Many a slip twixt cup and lip
- Keep your fingers crossed
- All fingers and thumbs
- Sticky fingers
- Burn your fingers
- Fingers and thumbs
- Work your fingers to the bone
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