Übersetzung von “slip” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /slɪp/ us /slɪp/ present participle slipping, past tense and past participle slipped

B1 to slide by accident and fall or almost fall

She slipped on the ice and broke her ankle.

to slide out of the correct position

The photo had slipped out of the frame.

to go somewhere quietly or quickly

moverse sigilosamente
I’ll slip out of the room if I get bored.
slip someone’s mind

If something slips your mind, you forget it.

olvidársele algo a alguien

Phrasal Verb(s)

noun uk /slɪp/ us /slɪp/

a small piece of paper

He wrote the number on a slip of paper.

a small mistake

a slip of the tongue

a mistake made by using the wrong word

un lapsus linguae
give someone the slip

to escape from someone you do not want to be with

dar esquinazo a alguien

(Übersetzung von “slip” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


verb /slip/ (past tense, past participle slipped)

to slide accidentally and lose one’s balance or footing

I slipped and fell on the path.

to slide, or drop, out of the right position or out of control

The plate slipped out of my grasp.

to drop in standard

decaer, empeorar
I’m sorry about my mistake – I must be slipping!

to move quietly especially without being noticed

escabullirse, escurrirse
She slipped out of the room.

to escape from

soltarse, escaparse
The dog had slipped its lead and disappeared.

to put or pass (something) with a quick, light movement

pasar, deslizar
She slipped the letter back in its envelope.
slipper noun

a loose, soft kind of shoe for wearing indoors

He was wearing a pair of bedroom slippers.
slippery adjective

so smooth as to cause slipping

resbaladizo, resbaloso
The path is slippery – watch out!

not trustworthy

que no es de fiar
He’s rather a slippery character.
slipperiness noun

cualidad de resbaladizo/escurridizo
slip road noun

(British ) a road for joining or leaving a motorway; ramp(American)

pista de aceleración
slipshod adjective

(of work etc) untidy; careless

descuidado, chapucero
The teacher told him his work was slipshod.
give (someone) the slip

to escape from or avoid (someone) in a secretive manner

dar esquinazo a alguien
The crooks gave the policemen the slip.
let slip

to miss (an opportunity etc)

dejar escapar
I let the chance slip, unfortunately.

to say (something) unintentionally

escapársele algo a uno
She let slip some remark about my daughter.
slip into phrasal verb

to put on (clothes) quickly

She slipped into her nightdress.
slip off phrasal verb

to take (clothes) off quickly

Slip off your shoe.

to move away noiselessly or hurriedly

We’ll slip off when no-one’s looking.
slip on phrasal verb

to put on (clothes) quickly

He slipped on a suit and tie.
slip up phrasal verb

to make a mistake; to fail to do something

equivocarse, cometer un error
They certainly slipped up badly over the new appointment (nounslip-up).

(Übersetzung von “slip” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)