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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The King Of Brega 4.15 Gowran Park 1pt each-way The King Of Brega is not the force of old but he will skip off the quick ground at Gowran Park and he usually blooms at this time of year so could be worth a few quid each-way at a double-figure price in the McDonalds Kilkenny Handicap Hurdle (4.15).
And watch out for a knight in shining armour moment for Mandy - although far be it for me to say who the knight is and whether she will skip off into the sunset with said knight or clobber him over the head with her handbag.
A video shows bin bags, glass, paint and household waste being tipped out of the skip off the back of a lorry before the vehicle is driven away.
But Tom had to skip off early as he had a 5am start the following day.
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.
In added time at the end of the opening period Lloyd Kerry struck from distance, watching his direct cross-come-shot skip off the wet surface past Shayman keeper Matt Glennon.
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.
The driver used the lorry to lift the skip off the injured man.
It would always be around one in the morning after Lisa had closed the bar and she would skip off smiling to herself.