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slide over

verb (intransitive, preposition)
to cross by or as if by sliding
to avoid dealing with (a matter) fully
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  • Either the bed must give way, or the ice must slide over itself.

  • Now when I get down to that first shelf, you grab that root and slide over the side.

    The Crystal Ball Roy J. Snell
  • You walk to the edge and slide over in any direction you choose.

    How To Ski and How Not To Vivian Caulfeild
  • Cole, he told me himself to slide over and give you my letters.

    Stepsons of Light Eugene Manlove Rhodes
  • He shook with anger, and a red film seemed to slide over his eyes.

    Dave Dawson at Casablanca Robert Sydney Bowen
  • One of us'll have to slide over there now and again to watch.

    The Lost Wagon James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • This was constructed of planks curved before and behind, and was made to slide over the snow and ice.

    A Winter Amid the Ice Jules Verne
  • But the sharks grow several rows of teeth at once, starting them inside the mouth and letting them slide over the jaw in the skin.

    Natural Wonders Edwin Tenney Brewster
  • The method of descent is simply to sit on the edge and slide over and trust to the man below.

    The Charm of Ireland

    Burton Egbert Stevenson
  • Tell the affluent Roger to slide over in his racer sometime when he has nothing better to do and get me.

    Flood Tide

    Sara Ware Bassett

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