To give one the slip

Related to To give one the slip: give someone the slip
to slip away from one; to elude one.

See also: Slip

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Turning to see the other stall and turning back around to face him again was time enough for Ding to give one the slip!