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  1. if something such as a chance, opportunity, or prize slips through your fingers, you fail to get it or to take advantage of it

    This prestigious award has slipped through their fingers yet again.

    let something slip through your fingers:

    You mustn’t let an opportunity like this slip through your fingers.

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