slip away

phrasal verb

slipped away; slipping away; slips away
: to pass out of existence
The afternoon quietly slipped away.
They saw their four-run lead slip away.
Their grandmother slipped away in her sleep last night.
: to leave a place without being noticed
They slipped away from the party right after dinner.

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“Slip away.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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