slip away

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What we see is that they are letting the opportunity to establish normal, systematic, mutually beneficial dialogue with the international community slip away.
Sources say two managed to slip away right after completing their training, while three came back with multiple visas to pursue private careers abroad.
If they allow Blair to slip away, then another bad decision.
Like a cloak of invisibility, an enzyme released by strep A bacteria lets them slip away from the body's staunchest defenders, a new study shows.
It seems so strange to just slip away," said Gates during a recent phone interview from Frankfurt.
And I loved flying--far above the world, all the troubles of Earthbound life seeming to slip away under our wings.
In the end he is exposed as a lovelorn poseur, a former math geek and term paper writer for cash who has remade his image and plotted for years to win the prize of Didi, only to see it all slip away.
made textiles are seeing their share of the consumption slip away to imports from Asian countries.
But the agents held on to most of their business, letting about $6 million to $7 million in renewals slip away.
Led nowhere By a strange non-person with no plan Whose name I can't pronounce, who disappears, Who wanters off forgotten and unfound, A child's bad dream, a mortal man's, Whose life has slipped away, as faith Can slip away from people as they age, Like a swan floating under a bridge On dark water at night, just The slightest streak of white, then nothing.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Premium audio is making a comeback in cars and major automakers are not letting it slip away to the aftermarket.
In Thursday's showdown at rival Canyon, it was a winner-take-all scenario and Hart wasn't going to let another opportunity slip away.
Of course there has always been an erotic component in ballet: the exposing of oneself through turnout, the strong, steely legs combined with fluid port de bras, the sly playing with music that allows a climax to build and slip away, the sweaty closeness of partner work.