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phrasal verb [intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyslip out
he/she/itslips out
present participleslipping out
past tenseslipped out
past participleslipped out
  1. if something, especially a secret, slips out, you say it without intending to

    I’m sorry I said that – it just slipped out.

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