slip noun

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ADJ. little, slight, tiny | unfortunate | Freudian

VERB + SLIP make She made a couple of unfortunate slips during the talk.

PHRASES a slip of the pen/tongue I didn't mean to say that?it was just a slip of the tongue.

2 piece of paper

ADJ. betting, pay, rejection, voting He got over fifty rejection slips before his novel was published.

PREP. on a/the ~ He wrote the address on a slip of paper.

PHRASES a slip of paper