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Definition of "slip by" []

  • To pass without having been taken advantage of. (verb)
  • To go unnoticed (verb)

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Use "slip by" in a sentence
  • "How could I have let so many hours slip by while I idled uselessly?"
  • "She watched the country slip by them, the cows bunched in the coulees, a tree of lightning pulsing in the clouds."
  • "Malik wondered now if he should risk crossing the room quickly and making for the door but he thought that he would stay where he was for the moment until he was certain that he would be able to slip by Baldy, who seemed in an even greater temper now."