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slip one's mind English, baby! Video Lesson

Date: Mar 12 2020

Themes: Hobbies, Sports, Time


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“I’m here with Benjamin because we’re paintballing, but it slipped his mind to get some water bottles.”

—Ebaby!’s Kat, speaking about forgetting something

2. Video - Watch the video before learning the definition.


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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forget; have an idea disappear

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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Kat and Benjamin just finished a day of paintball. They are hot and tired and all they want is some cold, refreshing water. But Benjamin forgot to bring their water bottles! It totally slipped his mind.

It can be annoying when something slips someone’s mind. But it’s important to remember that we all forget things sometimes. Has anything important slipped your mind lately? Are you usually good at remembering details?

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1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“I was going to get some sugar at the store, but it slipped my mind.”

“Did it slip your mind to let the dog outside?”

“The meeting is tomorrow. Don’t let it slip your mind like last time.”


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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I am not good at remembering details.last night I wanted to rent a room but it had slipped my mind my personal identifications .

06:46 PM Aug 13 2018 |

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