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slip up

phrasal verb with slip
 
 
/slɪp/ verb (-pp-)
[I] to make a mistake: We can't afford to slip up when we're risking so much money. There is a solution for taxpayers who have slipped up and not paid on time. →  See also slip-up
Translations of “slip up”
in Korean 실수를 하다…
in Arabic يَرتَكِب خَطأ…
in Portuguese cometer um deslize, erro…
in Catalan equivocar-se…
in Japanese うっかり間違える, 失敗する…
in Italian sbagliare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 犯錯誤,疏忽…
in Russian ошибаться…
in Turkish yanılmak, hata yapmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 犯错误,疏忽…
in Polish pomylić się…
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