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What does slip of the pen mean?



 
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What does slip of the pen mean? #1 (permalink) Tue Jul 31, 2007 9:46 am   What does slip of the pen mean?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #115 "Synonyms for mistake and blunder", question 7

It is the first time Jason has written a love letter and no wonder he made a few ......... of the pen out of excitement.

(a) blunders
(b) slips
(c) mistakes
(d) errors

Synonym Search, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #115 "Synonyms for mistake and blunder", answer 7

It is the first time Jason has written a love letter and no wonder he made a few slips of the pen out of excitement.

Correct answer: (b) slips
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What does slip of the pen mean? #2 (permalink) Thu Aug 02, 2007 3:29 am   What does slip of the pen mean?
 

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Yes, 'slip of the pen' is the idiom.
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What does slip of the pen mean? #3 (permalink) Thu Aug 20, 2009 6:47 am   What does slip of the pen mean?
 

Hello Tscoffee, The word 'infor' does not exist in English. Also, in English we put a full stop (period) at the end of each sentence. Is that the same in your native language?

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What does slip of the pen mean? #4 (permalink) Tue Nov 22, 2011 18:34 pm   What does slip of the pen mean?
 

can you explain what's the meaning of "slips of the pen out of excitement",please ?
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What does slip of the pen mean? #5 (permalink) Tue Nov 22, 2011 19:14 pm   What does slip of the pen mean?
 

slips of the pen / out of excitement.
He was so excited that he made a few errors.
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What does slip of the pen mean? #6 (permalink) Wed Nov 23, 2011 3:15 am   What does slip of the pen mean?
 

Does this expression use only in writing mistakes?
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What does slip of the pen mean? #7 (permalink) Wed Nov 23, 2011 3:18 am   What does slip of the pen mean?
 

Yes.
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