- to fail to take some expected or required action on something
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Origin of Slide
From Middle English sliden, from Old English slÄ«dan (“to slide"), from Proto-Germanic *slÄ«danÄ… (“to slide, glide"), from Proto-Indo-European *sleidh- (“to slip"). Cognate with Old High German slÄ«tan (German schlittern, “to slide"), Middle Low German slÄ«den (“to slide"), Middle Dutch slÄ«den (Dutch sledderen, “to slide").
Middle English sliden from Old English slīdan
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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