English version

slip through the net

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishslip through the netslip through the netif criminals slip through the net, they avoid attempts by the police etc to catch them net
Examples from the Corpus
slip through the netNo one knows how many have slipped through the net.Several other counties are already regretting that he slipped through the net.Paul Merton slipped through the net.Graham, on the other hand, had nearly slipped through the net.This one slipped through the net.Even with the former region's history of testing in primaries, children continue to slip through the net.In a child-centred class of 30 children it is easy for some to slip through the net and learn nothing.
slip through the netslip through the netBritish English, slip through the cracks American English if someone or something slips through the net, they are not caught or dealt with by the system that is supposed to catch them or deal with them In a class of 30 children, it is easy for one to slip through the net and learn nothing. slip
Examples from the Corpus
slip through the netEven with the former region's history of testing in primaries, children continue to slip through the net.Graham, on the other hand, had nearly slipped through the net.No one knows how many have slipped through the net.Paul Merton slipped through the net.Several other counties are already regretting that he slipped through the net.This one slipped through the net.In a child-centred class of 30 children it is easy for some to slip through the net and learn nothing.
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