slip out of one's memory

slip out of one's memory
• slip (out of) one's mind
• slip (out of) one's memory
be forgotten

I'm very sorry I didn't come and meet you last night. Our appointment totally slipped my mind.

to forget

Perhaps you really have a friend called Merde and it slipped your mind. (J. Wain)

... that the main purpose of my visit had slipped from his failing memory. (A. Cronin)


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  • slip out of one's mind — • slip (out of) one s mind • slip (out of) one s memory be forgotten I m very sorry I didn t come and meet you last night. Our appointment totally slipped my mind. (from Idioms in Speech) to forget Perhaps you really have a friend called Merde… …   Idioms and examples

  • slip one's memory — • slip (out of) one s mind • slip (out of) one s memory be forgotten I m very sorry I didn t come and meet you last night. Our appointment totally slipped my mind. (from Idioms in Speech) to forget Perhaps you really have a friend called Merde… …   Idioms and examples

  • slip one's mind — • slip (out of) one s mind • slip (out of) one s memory be forgotten I m very sorry I didn t come and meet you last night. Our appointment totally slipped my mind. (from Idioms in Speech) to forget Perhaps you really have a friend called Merde… …   Idioms and examples

  • slip — slip1 [ slıp ] verb *** 1. ) intransitive if you slip, your feet slide accidentally and you lose your balance or fall over: Margaret slipped and broke her arm. slip on: Be careful you don t slip on the wet floor. a ) intransitive if something… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • slip one's mind — verb pass out of one s memory • Syn: ↑slip • Derivationally related forms: ↑slip (for: ↑slip) • Hypernyms: ↑forget, ↑block, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip — slip1 [slip] vi. slipped, slipping [ME slippen < MLowG, akin to OHG slifan < IE * (s)leib , to glide, slip < base * (s)lei , slimy: see SLIDE] 1. to go quietly or secretly; move without attracting notice [to slip out of a room] 2. a) to… …   English World dictionary

  • slip — slip1 slipless, adj. slippingly, adv. /slip/, v., slipped or (Archaic) slipt; slipped; slipping; n. v.i. 1. to move, flow, pass, or go smoothly or easily; glide; slide: Water slips off a smooth surface. 2. to slide suddenly or involuntarily; to… …   Universalium

  • slip — slip1 W2S3 [slıp] v past tense and past participle slipped present participle slipping ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(fall or slide)¦ 2¦(go somewhere)¦ 3¦(put something somewhere)¦ 4¦(give something to somebody)¦ 5¦(move)¦ 6¦(knife)¦ 7¦(get worse)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • slip — I UK [slɪp] / US verb Word forms slip : present tense I/you/we/they slip he/she/it slips present participle slipping past tense slipped past participle slipped *** 1) [intransitive] if you slip, your feet slide accidentally and you lose your… …   English dictionary

  • slip — I. verb (slipped; slipping) Etymology: Middle English slippen, from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German; akin to Middle High German slipfen to slide, Old High German slīfan to smooth, and perhaps to Greek olibros slippery Date: 14th century… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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