slip back

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The 26-year-old, who is due to become a father later in the year, picked up three shots before the turn plus a solitary bogey before going to -7 with two play but unfortunately he dribbled shots on both 17 and 18 to slip back out of the top 20 to tied 41st.
While President Bush and Congress argue over Iraq, experts warn that Afghanistan could slip back into chaos.
Now let him slip back under the blog rock from which he came so he can sleep.
A string of postponements and a blank weekend have seen the Redcar-based outfit slip back to seventh and with a backlog of games and they are now playing catch-up.
This month's average in England and Wales currently stands at 20C and although it is expected to slip back to 19.
This haunted image asks viewers to slip back in time, and share this room with those who have long since faded into history.
Unfortunately he bogeyed the fourth and the seventh to slip back to five under.
After sinking birdie puts of 17 feet, 12 feet and 28 feet on holes 9, 10 and 11 to go 5-under for the tournament - two shots from the leaders - Duval bogeyed 14, 17 and 18 to slip back to 2-under and a tie for 27th, eight shots behind leader Rory Sabbatini.
Invariably they do well against "bigger" teams, but then we slip back and have to start over again.
And as we said our last goodbyes She slipped back into the crowds Then I saw through misty eyes The sun slip back into the clouds I met my old friend in town today And though my feelings churned Yet I knew as I walked away A page from my past had turned.
Edfors was sharing the third-round lead but was forced back to the 18th tee and ended up with a double-bogey to slip back to joint seventh - two strokes behind leaders Darren Fichardt and Paul Broadhurst, who are on 13 under par.
Crude oil is continuing to slip back today, with the front-month contract breaching the $58-per-barrel level for the first time in 16 months.