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slip up

to make an error. I hope you don't slip up again. Try to be more careful.
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slip up something

to climb something, slipping along the way. The hikers slipped up the wet slope. Ted slipped up the stairs, tracking mud and water as he went along.
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slip up

to make a mistake It was unusual for him to slip up that way and forget a meeting.
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slip up

Make a mistake, blunder, as in I slipped up and gave the invitations to the wrong people. [Mid-1800s]
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slip up

v.
1. To make a mistake or blunder; err: I slipped up when I said my plane would arrive at 6:00 am—I meant 6:00 pm.
2. To cause someone to make a mistake or blunder: The change in plans slipped me up and I went to the wrong subway station. The false clue slipped up the detective.
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slip (up)

1. in. to make an error. Don’t slip up and pay this bill twice, please.
2. and slip(-up) n. an error. That was a silly slip-up. I’m sorry.
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The Stockingford outfit are strong favourites for the title although Hare & Hounds are well placed to launch a strong challenge should the leaders make any slip ups in their remaining couple of games.
With Switzerland facing Russia on Saturday and then Albania in midweek, Kerr knows Ireland can afford no more slip ups.
com/technet but is unable to guarantee there'll be no more slip ups.