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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyslip away
he/she/itslips away
present participleslipping away
past tenseslipped away
past participleslipped away
  1. 1
    to leave secretly
    We managed to slip away early.
  2. 2
    if something such as power or an opportunity slips away, you stop having it
    Organizers felt support for the project slowly slipping away.
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