slip in

phrasal verb

slipped in; slipping in; slips in
: to include especially without warning or in a way that is not obvious
He managed to slip in a few jokes during his speech.
: to enter a place without being noticed
She slipped in through the back door.

Examples of slip in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Meanwhile, Biden has slipped in support among Democrats within the last year. Laura Schulte, Journal Sentinel, 1 Apr. 2024 But after being shut down last July when a disc slipped in his back, Roupp spent the first half of camp throwing bullpens and begging the coaching staff to get him into a game. Evan Webeck, The Mercury News, 30 Mar. 2024 That’s why politicians rarely let profanity slip in speeches or interviews. Sudiksha Kochi, USA TODAY, 24 Mar. 2024 That introduces the possibility, however slim, that one of the candidates could no longer be able to run for one reason or another, and a third-party candidate could slip in to fill the gap. Kaleigh Rogers, ABC News, 15 Mar. 2024 When the moon slips in front of the sun on April 8, many places will hold eclipse viewing parties. Nell Greenfieldboyce, NPR, 8 Mar. 2024 The endorsement comes as the Kentucky Republican's grip on his conference has seemed to slip in recent months, after 17 years at the helm. Kaia Hubbard, CBS News, 6 Mar. 2024 Strokes, sudden heart attacks, cancer, car accidents, or even slipping in the tub can change life on a dime. Carolyn McClanahan, Forbes, 28 Feb. 2024 See, Felix has been having a very good time in his bathtub, observed by Oliver surreptitiously, and after Felix vacates the room Oliver slips in to give the tub a special cleaning. Randee Dawn, Los Angeles Times, 19 Feb. 2024

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“Slip in.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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