Slippery Slope in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Slippery Slope

a series of events in which one bad decision leads to a cascading number of negative consequences

Examples of Slippery Slope in a sentence

Taking drugs is a slippery slope, and if you start you may find yourself addicted, which will lead to a life of dependency and pain.  🔊

When you begin to lie, you may find yourself on a slippery slope, lying more and to more people before you know it.  🔊

Going to school without your backpack will likely lead to a slippery slope, starting with your lack of books and continuing with your lack of materials.  🔊

When all you do is fight with a friend, your relationship is on a slippery slope, and you will soon find your friendship descending down a path that will destroy it.  🔊

A slippery slope is called as such because once you make one mistake, you keep on sliding and make more and more even though you try to stop.  🔊

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