give sb. the slip

give sb. the slip
تَمَلَّصَ مِن \ back out: to fail to do sth. after having promised or agreed to do it: He wants to back out of our agreement. give sb. the slip: to escape from sb. by slipping away: The prisoner gave his guards the slip. \ See Also تَهَرَّبَ مِن

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  • give somebody the slip — give sb the ˈslip idiom (informal) to escape or get away from sb who is following or chasing you • I managed to give him the slip by hiding behind a wall. Main entry: ↑slipidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • give someone the slip — give (someone) the slip informal to escape from someone who is with you, following you, or watching you. There was a man following me when I left the office, but I gave him the slip on the crowded main street …   New idioms dictionary

  • give someone the slip — ► give someone the slip informal evade or escape from someone. Main Entry: ↑slip …   English terms dictionary

  • give someone the slip — (informal) ESCAPE FROM, get away from, evade, dodge, elude, lose, shake off, throw off (the scent), get clear of. → slip * * * give someone the slip To escape from someone, usu by cunning • • • Main Entry: ↑slip * * * give someone the slip… …   Useful english dictionary

  • give someone the slip — tv. to escape from a pursuer. □ We were on his tail until he gave us the slip. □ I can give her the slip in no time at all …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • give smb the slip — escape from someone The bank robbers were able to give the police the slip at first but they were soon caught …   Idioms and examples

  • give somebody the slip — verb To evade, escape, or get away from somebody. The police chased the guy for two days before he finally gave them the slip and vanished …   Wiktionary

  • give someone the slip — informal we gave Murphy the slip and headed for the docks Syn: escape from, get away from, evade, dodge, elude, lose, shake off, throw off (the scent), get clear of …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • give him the slip — leave him, ditch him    We gave him the slip while he was in the washroom …   English idioms

  • To give one the slip — Slip Slip, n. [AS. slipe, slip.] 1. The act of slipping; as, a slip on the ice. [1913 Webster] 2. An unintentional error or fault; a false step. [1913 Webster] This good man s slip mended his pace to martyrdom. Fuller. [1913 Webster] 3. A twig… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • give someone the slip — informal evade or escape from someone. → slip …   English new terms dictionary

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