slip of the pen (or the tongue)

slip of the pen (or the tongue)
slip of the pen (or the tongue)
a minor mistake in writing (or speech).
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  • slip of the tongue — ► slip of the pen (or the tongue) a minor mistake in writing (or speech). Main Entry: ↑slip …   English terms dictionary

  • (a) slip of the tongue — a slip of the tongue phrase something that you say when you intended to say something else Thesaurus: mistakessynonym Main entry: slip * * * a slip of the ˈpen/ˈtongue idiom a small mistake in sth tha …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip of the pen — ► slip of the pen (or the tongue) a minor mistake in writing (or speech). Main Entry: ↑slip …   English terms dictionary

  • slip of the pen — (or the tongue) a minor mistake in writing (or speech) …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) slip of the pen — a slip of the pen phrase something that you write when you intended to write something else Thesaurus: mistakessynonym Main entry: slip * * * a slip of the ˈpen/ˈtongue idiom a small mistake in sth that you write or say …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip — Ⅰ. slip [1] ► VERB (slipped, slipping) 1) lose one s balance or footing and slide unintentionally for a short distance. 2) accidentally slide or move out of position or from someone s grasp. 3) fail to grip or make proper contact with a surface.… …   English terms dictionary

  • slip — slip1 W2S3 [slıp] v past tense and past participle slipped present participle slipping ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(fall or slide)¦ 2¦(go somewhere)¦ 3¦(put something somewhere)¦ 4¦(give something to somebody)¦ 5¦(move)¦ 6¦(knife)¦ 7¦(get worse)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • slip — 1 /slIp/ verb slipped, slipping 1 SLIDE (I) to accidentally slide a short distance quickly or to fall by sliding: Suddenly, Frank slipped and fell over the edge. | My foot slipped and I nearly fell. see also: slippery 2 MOVE QUICKLY (intransitive …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • slip — slip1 [ slıp ] verb *** 1. ) intransitive if you slip, your feet slide accidentally and you lose your balance or fall over: Margaret slipped and broke her arm. slip on: Be careful you don t slip on the wet floor. a ) intransitive if something… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • slip — I UK [slɪp] / US verb Word forms slip : present tense I/you/we/they slip he/she/it slips present participle slipping past tense slipped past participle slipped *** 1) [intransitive] if you slip, your feet slide accidentally and you lose your… …   English dictionary

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