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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It's meant to fit very snug so that it doesn't slip around and cause you to spill your cocoa
Shoes should support the arch and have a firm heel counter so the heel does not slip around in the shoe.
The SergeantClip is designed to slip around cables, making it simple and straightforward to plug them back into the right space, and making it impossible for engineers to accidentally plug them into the wrong port.
ECO-disks have a distinctive coffee-filter shape, and their colorful circular disks are designed to easily slip around small stems and rest nicely on the soil surface.
After one minute, increase the speed to 5 until the whites start to stiffen and slip around the side of the bowl.
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.
Use a cup plunger on a toilet clog and you won't get a solid seal, Instead, it'll slip around and cause "splash back.
9% to $724 million but still trailed revenue growth, causing operating margin to slip around 40 basis points to 4.
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.