let slip

let slip reveal inadvertently in conversation.
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  • let slip — (something) to say something that you did not intend to say because you wanted to keep it secret. Pam let slip an interesting bit of gossip yesterday. Stupidly, I let it slip that they d decided not to give him the job. (often + that) …   New idioms dictionary

  • let slip — index betray (disclose), divulge, forfeit, ignore, omit, procrastinate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • let slip — phrasal : to allow to escape; especially : to impart (information) inadvertently let slip one day that he had once been married Nevil Shute * * * let slip 1. To reveal accidentally 2. To miss (an opportunity) • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • let slip — verb To divulge a secret, as by accident or mistake. He finally let slip that they plan to take over the business …   Wiktionary

  • let slip — let (something) slip to say something that you intended to keep secret. She doesn t like to tell people what she s doing, but sometimes she ll let something slip. From time to time, Alex lets slip an ugly comment about his colleagues. Usage notes …   New idioms dictionary

  • let slip — Synonyms and related words: abandon, babble, be bereaved of, be caught napping, be indiscreet, be neglectful, be negligent, be unguarded, betray, betray a confidence, blab, blabber, blurt, blurt out, brush aside, brush off, default, dismiss,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • let slip — {v. phr.} To unintentionally reveal. * /Ellen let it slip that she had been a witness to the accident./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • let\ slip — v. phr. To unintentionally reveal. Ellen let it slip that she had been a witness to the accident …   Словарь американских идиом

  • let slip — Loose, let go …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • let slip — mutter, say; miss, make an error …   English contemporary dictionary

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