Antonyms for slipping up

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The old night watchman had a way of slipping up on one nodding.

With his regiment he was slipping up on a Filipino town at night.

He watched Jorak slipping up the side of the wall, then rushing out the exit.

"Indeed I will," she responded, slipping up one hand under his arm, and resting her cheek on his coat-sleeve.

I saw her slipping up this alley, near the side of the board fence, with a big gun and it cocked.

Slipping up to him, with an air of great secresy, he stood before him.

I followed and softly closed the door, slipping up the catch as the lock clicked.

Slipping up a soiled, ragged shirtsleeve, he showed me an ugly scar above the elbow, reaching to the shoulder.

These loops and straps prevent the boots from slipping down and the breeches from slipping up, and from twisting.

Another method has been by slipping up into the pulpit as soon as the prayers are over, without asking any leave at all.