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a slip of the tongue

a ​mistake made when what someone says is different from what was ​meant: That one slip of the ​tongue caused me a lot of ​trouble.
(Definition of a slip of the tongue from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “a slip of the tongue”
in Turkish dil sürçmesi…
in Russian оговорка…
in Polish przejęzyczenie…
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