let (something) slip

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Definition of let (something) slip

: to say (something that one did not want to say) by mistake He let slip that he's looking for a better job. Don't let it slip that we hadn't planned on inviting her.

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“Let (something) slip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/let%20%28something%29%20slip. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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