slip-up


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  • noun

Synonyms for slip-up

Synonyms for slip-up

an act or thought that unintentionally deviates from what is correct, right, or true

a minor mistake

Synonyms for slip-up

a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc

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Bromsgrove Rovers have beentold they cannot any further slip-ups if they want to keep alive their promotion hopes.
MANUEL PELLEGRINI believes Yaya Toure can give Manchester City a huge title lift - but admits they cannot afford any more slip-ups.
STEPHEN MAGUIRE avoided any slip-ups to cruise into round two of the Kay Suzanne Memorial Cup.
According to the Huffington Post, there are some slip-ups that can be corrected before the break-down of a marriage, like saying a simple thank you to make your spouse feel appreciated.
So, with playing matches and getting match tight, I'll avoid those slip-ups, but it's important to go through them and come out the other side of them with a win, and I managed to do that.
Liverpool need to take each game as it comes, but no more slip-ups now, please
Accidental or not, Pill's tweet is one of many social media slip-ups.
But it's a major national final against a top class Newcastle side and we cannot afford any slip-ups.
CHELSEA keeper PETR CECH has warned title rivals MANCHESTER UNITED and ARSENAL that they cannot afford any more slip-ups during the run-in.
TalkSPORT clearly enjoyed Bull's tongue-twisted comments - they were included in their 'clips of the week' - a section which mocks broadcasting slip-ups.
Raymond Domenech will be looking for the likes of David Trezeguet and Thierry Henry to ensure that there are no slip-ups here tonight see his side safely through to the tournament which is be jointly hosted by Austria and Switzerland.
Any slip-ups though, and they will miss out on the historic achievement.
Poised in fourth spot, ready to take advantage of any slip-ups, are Springwood on 158 points.
They can afford one or two slip-ups and they will be ahead and I hope New Year's Day will be one those slip-ups,' said Titterton.
Sparta Prague and Besiktas qualified having topped poor domestic leagues and both will need unlikely slip-ups from the big two to make the knockout phase of the competition.