slip through one's fingers

idiom

: to pass without being taken advantage of
We didn't want to let the opportunity slip through our fingers.

Dictionary Entries Near slip through one's fingers

slipt

slip through one's fingers

slip tongue

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“Slip through one's fingers.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slip%20through%20one%27s%20fingers. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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