She tried to slip by quietly, but he glanced up as she passed.
We all are, as if we let him slip away.
I tried frantically to slip out of my blunder.
Most stations had one of the Guardians—or Naturals—capable of Traveling great distances the way he did, by using magic to slip through space and time and end up elsewhere.
She looked healthier and happier than during their last two encounters, and Linda had let it slip that she and Rainy were talking again.
We'll back down, with you above me, so if you slip I'll be below you.
Are you going to let him slip out of your hands or are you going to do something?
"I did," Gabe said, allowing a trace of a smile to slip free.
Her gaze fell to the tall woman in a slip of a dress that walked by her.
Or he might not after her accidental slip-up.
It was very unlike his friend and second-in-command to allow his control to slip in such a drastic way.
He must have traced her by the charge slip so he knows she came here.
Then he could slip out unnoticed.
Brady felt his control slip a notch.
The top half, which might have identified the date and the store was missing as if the slip had been torn in two.
He handed the old man ten dollars and was handed a slip of paper with the phone number from the rental sign Mrs. Glass was apparently an early riser and answered the phone on the second ring.
A Freudian slip, there.
She certainly wasn't going to slip him any herbs.
With any luck she could give him the slip, and he'd have to go back to Dad and tell him he'd lost her.
I can see how that might slip by you, but how could you miss hearing about him on the news?
It was some sort of trick to get her to slip up.
Long-dead instincts were near the surface, waiting for Eden to slip up, so he could take her out next.
After the " final splice," as it is termed, between these ends has been made, the bight, made fast to a slip rope, is lowered overboard, the slip rope cut, and the cable allowed to sink by its own weight to its resting-place on the sea bed.
By a modification of this apparatus the message, instead of being immediately re-transmitted into the second cable, can be punched on a paper slip, which can be inserted in the usual way into an automatic transmitter, so as to send either cable or Morse signals.
It was like the Olympic torch in antiquity: All it took was one guy carrying the torch to slip in the mud and the entire chain was broken.
My grandmother used to say, "There is many a slip between cup and lip."
I thought then that I was "making up a story," as children say, and I eagerly sat down to write it before the ideas should slip from me.
I hope not; for I have thought many letters to you which never got on paper, and I am delighted to get your good letter, yes, I really was, and I intended to answer it immediately, but the days slip by unnoticed when one is busy, and I have been VERY busy this fall.
Making another hole directly over it with an ice chisel which I had, and cutting down the longest birch which I could find in the neighborhood with my knife, I made a slip-noose, which I attached to its end, and, letting it down carefully, passed it over the knob of the handle, and drew it by a line along the birch, and so pulled the axe out again.
Little did the dusky children think that the puny slip with its two eyes only, which they stuck in the ground in the shadow of the house and daily watered, would root itself so, and outlive them, and house itself in the rear that shaded it, and grown man's garden and orchard, and tell their story faintly to the lone wanderer a half-century after they had grown up and died--blossoming as fair, and smelling as sweet, as in that first spring.
Suddenly Dolokhov made a backward movement with his spine, and his arm trembled nervously; this was sufficient to cause his whole body to slip as he sat on the sloping ledge.
"Look out!" he shouted, in a voice plainly showing that he had long fretted to utter that word, and letting the borzois slip he galloped toward the count.