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slippery as an eel
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Life is short; live it up.Nikita Khrushchev
Adjectiveas slippery as an eel (not comparable)
- (idiomatic) So slippery that it is almost impossible to hold with one's hands
- (idiomatic) (of a person) So crafty, or cunning that they cannot be caught by the police, although it is known that they are acting illegally.
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