give smb the slip

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.


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  • slip — I n. error 1) to make a slip (of the tongue) 2) a Freudian slip escape (colloq.) 3) to give smb. the slip piece of paper 4) a credit (BE), deposit slip (in a bank); a sales slip (AE) 5) a call slip ( request for a library book ) 6) a pink slip (… …   Combinatory dictionary

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