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7 Cycling Words

slide over

verb (intransitive, preposition)
1.
to cross by or as if by sliding
2.
to avoid dealing with (a matter) fully
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Historical Examples
  • That he should slide over this side of Baltimore's history would be natural enough, but of this he cannot be accused.

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

    The Crystal Ball Roy J. Snell
  • Firing was not begun after cooling until the hand could be placed on the slide over the barrel without discomfort.

    Pistol and Revolver Shooting A. L. A. Himmelwright
  • You walk to the edge and slide over in any direction you choose.

    How To Ski and How Not To Vivian Caulfeild
  • Like lightning he slammed and hooked the double doors of the companionway, pulled the slide over, and snapped the padlock.

    Jim Spurling, Fisherman Albert Walter Tolman
  • 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
  • It felt slightly warm, so he allowed his fingertips to slide over the upper handle.

    The Wedge Horace Brown Fyfe
  • 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
  • He shook with anger, and a red film seemed to slide over his eyes.

    Dave Dawson at Casablanca Robert Sydney Bowen
  • slide over the edge and hang by your hands until your feet are on the ground.

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