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verb (intr, preposition)
to cross by or as if by sliding
to avoid dealing with (a matter) fully
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby slide over
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How to use slide over in a sentence
Why not have a double-sterned boat, and let the bow slide over the water instead of through it?Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
The end of the contact spring should be shaped so that it will slide over the points of the screws easily, but in good contact.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
"I will," said the boy, and let himself slide over the edge.Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz|L. Frank Baum
Instead, she began to slide over the face of the rock, losing and then regaining her foothold.The Camp Fire Girls at the End of the Trail|Margaret Vandercook
That he should slide over this side of Baltimore's history would be natural enough, but of this he cannot be accused.