One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Insert a remark smoothly or adroitly into a conversation.‘she slipped in a question about the length of time he'd been working on the assignment’
- ‘Get your interviewee relaxed and then slip the difficult questions in when you are both comfortable.’
- ‘Not that he is going to let slip any details in this interview.’
- ‘Just slip an invitation in to the conversation like that.’
- ‘The way she says them aren't really like accusations, but more like… casual questions, as if she's slipping them in like it's just a part of every day conversation when we both know that this is really serious stuff.’
- ‘You defend yourself, then slip an accusation in under the table.’
- ‘And then, they slipped the question in, subtly, under my defenses.’
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