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synonyms for give someone the slip

  • abscond
  • avoid
  • blow
  • bolt
  • circumvent
  • decamp
  • depart
  • desert
  • disappear
  • dodge
  • double
  • duck
  • elope
  • elude
  • emerge
  • evade
  • flee
  • fly
  • leave
  • pass
  • run
  • shun
  • skip
  • slip
  • vanish
  • bail out
  • break out
  • burst out
  • cut and run
  • cut loose
  • duck out
  • fly the coop
  • get away
  • get away with
  • get off
  • go scot-free
  • make a getaway
  • make getaway
  • make off
  • make oneself scarce
  • play hooky
  • run away
  • run off
  • run out on
  • slip away
  • steal away
  • take a powder
  • take flight
  • take it on the lam
  • take on the lam
  • work out of
  • wriggle out

antonyms for give someone the slip

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  • accept
  • aid
  • appear
  • arrive
  • assist
  • come
  • come in
  • confront
  • continue
  • encounter
  • face
  • help
  • meet
  • remain
  • stand
  • stay
  • stop
  • take on
  • wait
  • walk
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How to use give someone the slip in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Bacteria, when present in great numbers, give a uniform cloud which cannot be removed by ordinary filtration.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
If you have any thoughts of influencing me or my men to join the regular Confederate army, you may as well give up the idea.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
It was he who first said, If thine enemy hunger give him food, if he thirst give him drink.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
Ollie saw someone standing before it, bending slightly forward in the pose of expectation.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Give not up thy heart to sadness, but drive it from thee: and remember the latter end.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
But the Mexicans were not the people to give up their best province so easily.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He saw Gen. Braddock as he passed on to his defeat, and could give a succinct account of that sanguinary action.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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