Native English speakers, could you please help me with these issues?

1. Take under consideration the following sentence: "The car SWERVED to miss Mrs Jackson, who had SLIPPED OFF the pavement." Does 'swerve' mean to change the direction? And whay does 'slipped off' mean? 2. Take under consideration the following sentence: "I locked my key in... show more 1. Take under consideration the following sentence:


"The car SWERVED to miss Mrs Jackson, who had SLIPPED OFF the pavement."


Does 'swerve' mean to change the direction?

And whay does 'slipped off' mean?




2. Take under consideration the following sentence:


"I locked my key in my room."


What does this really mean?

Does it mean that the person in question accidentlly left the key in the room, and so is unable to reenter the room?
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