slip away

phrasal verb
slipped away; slipping away; slips away

Definition of slip away

1 : 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.
2 : to leave a place without being noticed They slipped away from the party right after dinner.

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“Slip away.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slip%20away. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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