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Meaning and usage of the word "slip"



 
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Meaning and usage of the word "slip" #1 (permalink) Sat Oct 21, 2006 19:42 pm   Meaning and usage of the word "slip"
 

English Synonym, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #72 "Synonyms for mistake and error", question 6

Sorry, I didn't mean to say this, it was a ......... of the tongue.

(a) slip
(b) mistake
(c) fault
(d) error

English Synonym, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #72 "Synonyms for mistake and error", answer 6

Sorry, I didn't mean to say this, it was a slip of the tongue.

Correct answer: (a) slip

Your answer was: incorrect
Sorry, I didn't mean to say this, it was a mistake of the tongue.
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please,

explane the meaning and usage of the word "slip"

Thanks in advance
Ketty :)
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Slip #2 (permalink) Sat Oct 21, 2006 22:50 pm   Slip
 

'A slip of the tongue' is a set phrase which means 'a mistake in speaking'.
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