slip around

slip around

to slide or skid around. The pedestrian slipped around and finally fell on the ice. The dog slipped around on the ice and finally made it to shore.
See also: around, slip
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After one minute, increase the speed to 5 until the whites start to stiffen and slip around the side of the bowl.
A Hall Pass no longer means carrying a wooden stick or paper slip around campus.
I nail cross pieces on so the birds don't slip around when it's wet.
I put them to the test with a relaxed, three-mile walk, and am pleased that my feet don''t slip around while I''m on the move, and aren''t aching at the end of it.
I put them to the test with a relaxed, three-mile walk, and am pleased that my feet don't slip around while I'm on the move, and aren't aching at the end of it.
I had to stop on a few occasions to adjust the weights on my chest and back as they would slip around.
New footage put together by an international team led by University of Cambridge researchers shows how entangled magnetic field lines looping from the Sun's surface slip around each other and lead to an eruption 35 times the size of the Earth and an explosive release of magnetic energy into space.
He lost 10lb to make the weight on the Brian Ellison-trained Twelve Strings, but his saddle began to slip around half a mile from home.
This complexity sees these cells tending to slip around (south of) the vortex, pushing it somewhat north while guiding the vortex and its higher extension southward, mixing with the warmer air on its western side.
They can feel very bulky, and the weight of them often makes them slip around on a woman's head.
Open to further improvement, this bold front-runner is fancied to give his rivals the slip around the first two bends and set sail for home down the back.
After receiving a lead ball from Fabian Castillo, Chavez charged down the right side and managed to slip around Revolution defender A.
The non-slip rubber feet ensure it won't slip around on your worktop.
This is an advantage over other embolic protection devices, which can allow small particles to pass through a filter mesh or slip around the filter entirely.
I have a party - nice and warm and indoors - up in Huyton tomorrow, so I've had to flog my "bat and wicket", but I am not at all jealous about not having to slip around in the mud drinking warm lager.