slip off the tongue

roll/trip/slip/off the tongue phrase
to be easy to pronounce

It’s not exactly a name that rolls off the tongue.

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Main entry: tongue

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roll/slip/trip off the ˈtongue idiom
to be easy to say or pronounce

It's not a name that exactly trips off the tongue, is it?

Main entry:tongueidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • trip off the tongue — roll/trip/slip/off the tongue phrase to be easy to pronounce It’s not exactly a name that rolls off the tongue. Thesaurus: pronunciation and pronouncing wordssynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

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  • tongue — I UK [tʌŋ] / US noun Word forms tongue : singular tongue plural tongues ** 1) [countable] the long soft piece of flesh fixed to the bottom of your mouth that you use for tasting, speaking etc I burnt my tongue on the hot coffee. 2) [countable]… …   English dictionary

  • tongue — tongue1 [ tʌŋ ] noun ** ▸ 1 organ in mouth ▸ 2 language ▸ 3 way of speaking/writing ▸ 4 animal tongue as food ▸ 5 long narrow piece ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count the long soft piece of flesh attached to the bottom of your mouth that you use for tasting …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • slip — Ⅰ. slip [1] ► VERB (slipped, slipping) 1) lose one s balance or footing and slide unintentionally for a short distance. 2) accidentally slide or move out of position or from someone s grasp. 3) fail to grip or make proper contact with a surface.… …   English terms dictionary

  • slip — slip1 W2S3 [slıp] v past tense and past participle slipped present participle slipping ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(fall or slide)¦ 2¦(go somewhere)¦ 3¦(put something somewhere)¦ 4¦(give something to somebody)¦ 5¦(move)¦ 6¦(knife)¦ 7¦(get worse)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tongue — tongue1 W3S3 [tʌŋ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(mouth)¦ 2 click your tongue 3 sharp tongue 4 silver tongue 5 sharp tongued/silver tongued etc 6 with (your) tongue in (your) cheek 7 slip of the tongue 8 bite your tongue 9 Cat got your tongue? …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tongue — noun 1 soft part inside the mouth ADJECTIVE ▪ long ▪ forked ▪ loose, sharp (both figurative) ▪ Everyone knows now, thanks to Ken s loose tongue (= he could not keep the secret) …   Collocations dictionary


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