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slip up

verb as in blunder

verb as in slip

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Both Time and CNN reinstated Zakaria after determining the slip-up was “an isolated incident.”

For the Times, which had won four Pulitzer Prizes in 2013, the Snowden slip-up was a bitter pill to swallow.

Smokers, for example, who may have gone weeks without a cigarette could fall back into a habit after just one slip-up.

A likely answer is that the NSA is waiting for them to slip up.

What the slip-up teaches us about the science of rare events.

You can't slip up on um en grab um; en how's a body gwyne to hit um wid a rock?

"You oughtn't to slip up an' s-startle a lady that-a-way," she said with grave rebuke, and Hale looked humbled.

The pedestal must of course be free to rotate, and the slide rest to slip up and down the bed.

Fortified by the courage which comes from whisky, they would try and slip up on us in the night and win by a surprise.

Sorley, was to slip up afther mass to take his dinner wid them, and to keep Misther Mc.


On this page you'll find 225 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slip-up, such as: error, gaffe, lapse, miscue, misjudgment, and recklessness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.