skip off


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skip off

vb
(intr, adverb) informal Brit to leave work, school, etc, early or without authorization
Translations

w>skip off

vi (inf)abhauen (inf)
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This time, Elizabeth (Tea Leoni, pictured) wants to skip off to Iran, where a bunch of radicals would be delighted to murder her.
He'll worry people will be put off getting a skip off him.
The unlikely combination of the musical Oliver, a bunch of sprightly over-50s and lots of skipping ropes helped the members of the North-east Keep Fit Association skip off with the category title in the national Keep Fit Association's National Championship at Blackpool's Winter Gardens.
Ribbed textures force droplets to skip off surfaces quickly, cutting the contact time between water and wafer, the authors found.
It could skip off of objects and wind up going into a house, through a wall, through a window," said Lt.
Chinese and Indian workers are more likely to skip off work under the false pretence of illness than their French and Mexican counterparts, a new study showed.
The driver used the lorry to lift the skip off the injured man.
A whole generation of children will never know the pleasure of swimming in the outdoor pool (or toddlers splashing about in the paddling pool) and as a child growing up in Gabalfa in the 1960s and '70s, I can well remember sitting in a baking hot classroom on a summer's afternoon and gazing out of the window, longing for the last bell so that we could race home, grab our bathers and towel and skip off to Llandaff baths.
Bendall, 34, had to go and skip off the excess in Birmingham while Smith and his corner team, including American Buddy McGirt, relaxed and refuelled.
The landlady dupes Steve so she can skip off and be with the bookie, but his exwife Clarissa has the potential to ruin what could be a beautiful friendship.
Beltre swung and missed for what seemed to be the third strike, but home plate umpire Larry Vanover claimed Beltre foul-tipped the ball when it appeared only to skip off the dirt.
It would always be around one in the morning after Lisa had closed the bar and she would skip off smiling to herself.