Phrasal Verbs with 'Slip'

Slip away

Lose an opportunity or the chance of winning, succeeding, etc

Example:Their hopes of getting back into the game SLIPPED AWAY after the second goal.

Slip away

Pass quickly (time)

Example:The year has SLIPPED AWAY and it is hard to believe it's over.

Slip by

Pass quickly (time)

Example:The years SLIP BY as you get older.

Slip by

Lose an opportunity or the chance of winning, succeeding, etc

Example:He didn't follow the offer up and let it SLIP BY.

Slip down

Be enjoyable to drink or eat

Example:The cold beer SLIPPED DOWN a treat after the walk.

Slip in

Try to include something discreetly when speaking

Example:He SLIPPED IN a mention of his exam results to remind us how well he did.

Slip into

Put clothes on quickly

Example:I got out of my suit and SLIPPED INTO my pyjamas.

Slip into

Acquire bad habits or fall into a bad or negative state or condition

Example:The economy SLIPPED INTO recession and shows no signs of recovery.

Slip off

Leave a place discreetly

Example:It was very boring so we SLIPPED OFF before it finished.

Slip off

Remove clothes

Example:I SLIPPED my shoes OFF when I entered.

Slip off to

Go somewhere discreetly

Example:We SLIPPED OFF TO the pub.

Slip on

Put clothes on quickly

Example:I SLIPPED my coat ON and rushed outside.

Slip out

Leave discreetly

Example:The party was really dull so we SLIPPED OUT and went to the pub instead.

Slip through

Escape notice and be approved

Example:The committee let the application SLIP THROUGH even though it was incomplete.

Slip up

Make an error

Example:The waitress SLIPPED UP and didn't bring us what we had ordered.