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phrasal verb [intransitive] informal
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present tense
I/you/we/theyslip up
he/she/itslips up
present participleslipping up
past tenseslipped up
past participleslipped up

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  1. to make a careless mistake
    When you’re a politician everyone is always watching in case you slip up.
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