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Then it had a secondary purpose, with the hope that the victim might let slip a secret or indiscretion. Times, Sunday Times (2017)So far, he's managed to let slip through his fingers at least one monkey and a hamster. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then I let slip we paid only 5,000 for our house. Times, Sunday Times (2017)To their mind a name gives them cover if they accidentally let slip their lover's name. The Sun (2014)He is also elusive, and highly practised in not letting slip things he does not wish to share. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But the complications of the trial took three years, in the course of which bail was accidentally let slip. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They let slip that their secret was to'do some training' and stay sober. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Her Majesty also reportedly let slip that she likes EastEnders. The Sun (2013)She is quick to clarify that she hasn't let slip something autobiographical, but that most of her songs come from observing others. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Once I invited three mediums to a secret location and let slip it was a theatre in south east London. The Sun (2012)

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