slide down

slide down
phr verb
Slide down is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑tear
Slide down is used with these nouns as the object: ↑slippery slope, ↑spine

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  • slide — ► VERB (past and past part. slid) 1) move along a smooth surface while maintaining continuous contact with it. 2) move smoothly, quickly, or unobtrusively. 3) change gradually to a worse condition or lower level. ► NOUN 1) a structure with a… …   English terms dictionary

  • slide — slide1 W3 [slaıd] v past tense and past participle slid [slıd] [: Old English; Origin: slidan] 1.) [I and T] to move smoothly over a surface while continuing to touch it, or to make something move in this way slide along/across/down etc ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • slide — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 in photography ADJECTIVE ▪ colour/color ▪ photographic VERB + SLIDE ▪ show ▪ develop SLI …   Collocations dictionary

  • slide — I n. a hair slide (BE; AE has barrette) II v. 1) (d; intr.) to slide down (to slide down a hill) 2) (d; intr.) to slide from, out of (the glass slid from her hand) 3) (d; intr.) to slide into (the car skidded and slid into a ditch) 4) (AE)… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • slide — [c]/slaɪd / (say sluyd) verb (slid, slid or slidden, sliding) –verb (i) 1. to move along in continuous contact with a smooth or slippery surface: to slide down a snow covered hill. 2. to slip, as one losing foothold or as a vehicle skidding. 3.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • slide — 1 verb past tense and past participle slid, 1 (I, T) to move smoothly over a surface while continuing to touch it, or to make something move in this way (+ along/across/down etc): The kids were sliding on the ice. | slide sth across/along etc:… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • slide — [[t]sla͟ɪd[/t]] ♦♦♦ slides, sliding, slid 1) V ERG When something slides somewhere or when you slide it there, it moves there smoothly over or against something. [V n with adj] She slid the door open... [V n prep/adv] I slid the wallet into his… …   English dictionary

  • slide — slidable, adj. slidableness, n. /sluyd/, v., slid /slid/, slid or slidden /slid n/, sliding, n. v.i. 1. to move along in continuous contact with a smooth or slippery surface: to slide down a snow covered hill. 2. to slip or skid …   Universalium


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