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slip out

phrasal verb with slip  us   /slɪp/ verb (-pp-)
  • (BECOME KNOWN)

to ​becomeknown or be ​spoken unexpectedly: These ​rude and unappreciated ​remarks just slipped out when he ​introduced me.
(Definition of slip out from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “slip out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 被无意说出…
in Turkish söyleyivermek, ağzından çıkıvermek, ağzından kaçmak…
in Russian вырваться (о слове)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 被無意說出…
in Polish wypsnąć się, wymykać się…
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