Along the way, a team of Sherpas was fixing rope up the slope.
A few seconds later, he went down the slope a few yards to phone the emergency services.
Right-to-work laws have been around for decades, and in Michigan the slope began slipping within individual contract negotiations.
They buried a stockpile of rifles and machine guns on a slope just above the building that was to house the inmates.
The current had been wearing away the bottom of the slope, making a slide inevitable, said authors Daniel and Lynn Rodgers Miller.
Our tent was pitched on the slope of the Mount of Olives, near the Bethany road.
The slope of the land on the island was about four feet to a rod.
The field I was in seemed to slope a little towards the Thames.
The grass of the slope was filled with creatures who had seen all.
Firing deliberately, they began to cut gaps in the first ranks of the defenders on the slope.
1590s, "go in an oblique direction," from earlier adjective meaning "slanting" (c.1500), probably from Middle English aslope (adv.) "on the incline" (late 15c.), from Old English *aslopen, past participle of aslupan "to slip away," from a- "away" + slupan "to slip" (see sleeve). From 1709 as "to be in a slanting position;" transitive sense "place in a slanting position" is from c.1600. Related: Sloped; sloping.
1610s, "inclination," from slope (v.). Meaning "an incline, a slant (of ground)" is from 1620s. Derogatory slang meaning "Oriental person" is attested from 1948.