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  • slip through the cracks — (UK) If something slips through the cracks, it isn t noticed or avoids detection …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • slip through the cracks — fall/slip through the cracks to get lost or be forgotten, especially within a system. It seems that important information given to the police may have fallen through the cracks …   New idioms dictionary

  • slip through the cracks — …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip through the net — slip through the net/cracks/ phrase to fail to be caught or protected by the system that was intended to catch or protect you A lot of poor people are slipping through the net because they don’t know what they’re entitled to. Thesaurus: forgetful …   Useful english dictionary

  • fall through the cracks — slip/fall/through the cracks phrase to not be dealt with by a system that is designed to help you or to stop you doing something Too many neglected children are slipping through the cracks. Thesaurus: to not make progresssynonym Main entry: crack …   Useful english dictionary

  • fall through the cracks — fall/slip through the cracks to get lost or be forgotten, especially within a system. It seems that important information given to the police may have fallen through the cracks …   New idioms dictionary

  • slip through — UK US slip through Phrasal Verb with slip({{}}/slɪp/ verb ( pp ) ► [I or T] to fail to be noticed, resulting in problems: »It is too easy for problems to slip through because there is no clear regulator at the top. »Although the cost of the… …   Financial and business terms

  • slip through/between the cracks — see ↑crack, 2 • • • Main Entry: ↑slip …   Useful english dictionary

  • fall through/between the cracks — (also slip through/between the cracks) : to fail to be noticed or included with others Parents are concerned that children who have trouble in school will fall through the cracks in the school system. [=will not be given the help they need; will… …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip — slip1 W2S3 [slıp] v past tense and past participle slipped present participle slipping ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(fall or slide)¦ 2¦(go somewhere)¦ 3¦(put something somewhere)¦ 4¦(give something to somebody)¦ 5¦(move)¦ 6¦(knife)¦ 7¦(get worse)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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