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slip through

phrasal verb with slip uk   us   /slɪp/ verb (-pp-)
[I or T] to ​fail to be noticed, resulting in problems: It is too ​easy for problems to ​slip through because there is no ​clearregulator at the ​top. Although the ​cost of the ​medications was supposed to be ​covered by ​insurance, things slipped through the cracks a lot.
(Definition of slip through from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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