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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 smarter dress. You don't need to go into the changing rooms - just slip the jacket on over your sweater.
Translations of “slip into sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 迅速穿上(衣服)…
in Russian быстро надевать что-либо…
in Turkish giyivermek, üstüne geçirivermek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 迅速穿上(衣服)…
in Polish narzucić coś, wkładać coś…
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