"patinarse" in English

TRANSLATIONS & EXAMPLES
to aquaplane {v.i.} [idiom] (car)
to skid {v.i.} (car, plane, wheels)
to slew {v.i.} (skid)
to slip[slipped · slipped] {v.i.} (slide, shift position)
Por supuesto, comprendemos que la Presidencia implique balancear, buscar un equilibrio y no patinar.
Of course, we realize that the presidency is also keen to keep its balance and not to slip.
to slue {v.i.} [Amer.] (skid)
to hook[hooked · hooked] {v.i.} [Amer.] [slg.] (be prostitute)
patinar[patinando · patinado] {intransitive verb}
No me cabe duda de que su liderazgo acabará haciéndonos patinar a todos sobre una fina capa de hielo.
I have no doubt your leadership will have us all skating on very thin ice.
patinar sobre ruedas
to roller-skate
Como ha dicho uno de nuestros expertos, los Estados Unidos están patinando sobre una capa de hielo muy fina.
As one of our experts said, the United States is skating on very thin ice.
patinar sobre hielo
to ice skate
patinar sobre ruedas
to roller-skate
Es que hacía mucho que el Japón patinaba.
But Japan had been sliding for some time.
to rollerblade {vb} [sports]