slip away from

See: abandon
References in classic literature ?
Also, she was compelled to let her great colonies slip away from her.
With a sudden rush of warmer and more joyous feelings, he let the subject slip away from him.
Like a cloak of invisibility, an enzyme released by strep A bacteria lets them slip away from the body's staunchest defenders, a new study shows.
During the restroom break, Freeman was able to slip away from the group and get back into the van.
Led nowhere By a strange non-person with no plan Whose name I can't pronounce, who disappears, Who wanters off forgotten and unfound, A child's bad dream, a mortal man's, Whose life has slipped away, as faith Can slip away from people as they age, Like a swan floating under a bridge On dark water at night, just The slightest streak of white, then nothing.
For anyone who thinks we are going to slip away from our commitment to California, I have one message -- think again," said Galloway.
We cannot allow this money to slip away from our community,'' saidCardenas, D-Panorama City.