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slip into sth

phrasal verb with slip
 
 
/slɪp/ verb (-pp-)
to gradually start to be in a bad state or condition: The world economy slowed and the US and parts of Europe slipped into recession.
Translations of “slip into sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 迅速穿上(衣服)…
in Russian быстро надевать что-либо…
in Turkish giyivermek, üstüne geçirivermek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 迅速穿上(衣服)…
in Polish narzucić coś, wkładać coś…
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