slip down


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slip something down

to slide something downward. I slipped my pants down a little so the doctor could give me a shot in what they call your "hip." He slipped down his pants a little.
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slip down

to slide or glide downward. His socks kept slipping down. He lost so much weight that his pants almost slipped down.
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It sat noticeably higher on my back than the rucksack I normally use for my cycle to work and did not slip down as I powered through the streets.
I'll have to speak with [coach] Mike [Hesson] and other senior players but one-day cricket could see me slip down the order slightly, especially given we have guys who are more than capable of batting at the top as well.
Their slip down the European second-tier order meant they had to qualify for the World Cup through the final knockout games, beating Tunisia and then Uruguay over two legs to become the last team to make the cut.
PRO NEWS FOUR dropped strokes in three holes on the way home saw North Wales' Ben Briscoe slip down to a tie for 57th place in the Georgia Classic on the Hooters Tour in America.
Boss Terry Skiverton said: "We mustn't slip down the table.
The bogey wheels need to start turning before we slip down the table.
If you're Mitch Kupchak, and watched Turiaf slip down into the second round of the NBA draft, didn't you consider having a heart-to-heart with some of your scouts before actually taking him?
This city has battled for years to slip down the list of the highest spending authorities - it would be a disaster to once again see us up there in the top half.
My first thought was, If you really want to stop girls from feeling bad, why not use models who wouldn't slip down a shower drain?
But financial analysts warned Newcastle will slip down the table next season after the club was dumped out of Europe's top competition by Partizan Belgrade in the qualifying stages.
Where is the "skip the holidays" package--the one where I can slip down to Mexico with a small group of savvy people and dodge the entire Christmas season?
It is easy for programs to slip down one slope or another from this pinnacle -- either becoming strictly volunteer service endeavors with little integral relation to the university's academic mission, or becoming internship and laboratory opportunities for students without relevance to true community development needs.
Marion Cito's costumes of loose Italian-cut suits for the men and stiletto heels and strapless satin ballgowns for the women leave Shanahan looking unsteady and vulnerable, as if her clothes were about to slip down - which they in fact often do.
PAUL WARING is still out of action with an injured wrist and his almost two months of inactivity has seen him slip down to 106th in the European Tour's Race to Dubai order of merit with his earnings of 231,741 euros from 20 tour naments.