a slip of the tongue

something that you say when you intended to say something else

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  • Slip Of The Tongue — Álbum de Whitesnake Publicación 16 de noviembre de 1989 Género(s) Hard rock, Heavy Metal Duración 46:47 Discográfica …   Wikipedia Español

  • slip\ of\ the\ tongue — • slip of the tongue • slip of the lip n. phr. the mistake of saying something you had not wanted or planned to say; an error of speech. No one would have known our plans if Kay hadn t made a slip of the tongue. She didn t mean to tell our… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • slip of the tongue — n. an unintentional utterance; a mistake in speaking. Syn: slip of the lip. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slip of the tongue — ► a small mistake made while speaking: »Wall street is nervous, and any slip of the tongue can send markets sliding downhill. Main Entry: ↑slip …   Financial and business terms

  • slip of the tongue — If you say something accidentally, it is a slip of the tongue …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Slip of the Tongue — Infobox Album | Name = Slip of the Tongue Type = Studio Artist = Whitesnake Released = November 18 1989 Recorded = Genre = Hard rock, glam metal, heavy metal, blues rock Length = 46:47 Label = EMI (UK) / Geffen (USA) Producer = Mike Clink Keith… …   Wikipedia

  • Slip of the Tongue — Cet article possède un paronyme, voir : Lapsus linguae. Slip of the Tongue Album par Whitesnake Sortie 18& …   Wikipédia en Français

  • slip of the tongue — also[slip of the lip] {n. phr.} The mistake of saying something you had not wanted or planned to say; an error of speech. * /No one would have known our plans if Kay hadn t made a slip of the tongue./ * /She didn t mean to tell our secret; it was …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • slip of the tongue — also[slip of the lip] {n. phr.} The mistake of saying something you had not wanted or planned to say; an error of speech. * /No one would have known our plans if Kay hadn t made a slip of the tongue./ * /She didn t mean to tell our secret; it was …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • slip off the tongue — roll/trip/slip/off the tongue phrase to be easy to pronounce It’s not exactly a name that rolls off the tongue. Thesaurus: pronunciation and pronouncing wordssynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip of the tongue —    If you say something accidentally, it is a slip of the tongue.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    A slip of the tongue is a small spoken error or mistake.     Did I say blow down ? Sorry, I meant slow down . that was a slip of the tongue! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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