slip in


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.slip in - insert casually; "She slipped in a reference to her own work"
add, append, supply - state or say further; "`It doesn't matter,' he supplied"
spatchcock - interpolate or insert (words) into a sentence or story
Translations

w>slip in

vi (= enter unobtrusively)(sich) hineinschleichen; (burglar also, mistake)sich einschleichen
vt sep
to slip something into somebody’s pocketjdm etw in die Tasche gleiten lassen; to slip a coin into a sloteine Münze einwerfen; she slipped the car into first gearsie legte den ersten Gang ein
(= mention casually)einfließen lassen
References in classic literature ?
He wrote with great noise and rapidity, in so large and bold a hand, and with such wide spaces between the lines, that he reached the bottom of the slip in not more than two minutes certainly from the time when he started at the top.
We would do up the paper again, just as it was, and slip in, very elaborate and soft, and lay it on the bunk again, and let on WE didn't know about any trick, and hadn't any idea he was a-laughing at us behind them bogus snores of his'n; and we would stick by him, and the first night we was ashore we would get him drunk and search him, and get the di'monds; and DO for him, too, if it warn't too risky.
The reader may have detected an unfortunate slip in it.