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slippery slope

noun
1.
a dangerous and irreversible course:
the slippery slope from narcotics to prison.
Origin
1985-1990
1985-90
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slip me five

sentence

Shake hands with me: Slip me five so I know you're alive (1926+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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slippery slope

A dangerous course, one that leads easily to catastrophe, as in He's on a slippery slope, compromising his values to please both the bosses and the union. This metaphoric expression alludes to traversing a slick hillside, in constant danger of falling. [ Mid-1900s ]
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