slip into sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"slip into sth" in British English

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slip into sth

(also slip sth on)
phrasal verb with slip uk   us   /slɪp/ verb (-pp-)
to ​quickly put on a ​piece of ​clothing: If you could ​wait two ​minutes, I'm just going to ​slip into a ​nicerdress. You don't need to go into the ​fittingroom - just ​slip the ​jacket on over ​yoursweater.
(Definition of slip into sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"slip into sth" in Business English

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slip into sth

phrasal verb with slip uk   us   /slɪp/ verb (-pp-)
to gradually ​start to be in a ​badstate or ​condition: The ​worldeconomyslowed and the US and ​parts of ​Europe slipped into ​recession.
(Definition of slip into sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “slip into sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 迅速穿上(衣服)…
in Turkish giyivermek, üstüne geçirivermek…
in Russian быстро надевать что-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 迅速穿上(衣服)…
in Polish narzucić coś, wkładać coś…
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