skive off

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Related to skive off: type up, have over

w>skive off

vi (Brit inf) → sich abseilen (sl), → sich drücken (inf)
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No one would notice if you decided to skive off today.
You may as well skive off work, even if you miss various meetings.
It is normal practice for municipality workers -- not just in Paphos -- to skive off work and everyone is at it because no action is taken against them.
MILLIONS of people are expected to skive off today to watch Andy Murray's Wimbledon semi-final.
ENGLAND new boy Charlie Austin used to skive off work as a bricklayer to practise his shooting skills, his best pal has revealed.
Seems to me most of the services just use the weather as an excuse to skive off.
A poll of 3000 British staff by Moneysupermarket Shopping found that one in 10 workers in the UK plan to skive off.
And if they dodge the placement or skive off they will lose three months of Jobseekers' allowance.
Meanwhile, Belle convinces Will to skive off school so he can keep her company when she tries to pay Lisa a visit in prison.
A STUDY of 1,920 employees in the UK has revealed that the number one reason men skive off work is to spend some quality time with their games console, with a third of all sick days, genuine or not, resulting in time spent playing video games.
Tax-payers are coughing up for lazy lags to enjoy pay-outs at Easter, Christmas, and other national holidays, while they skive off work.
Birmingham and the West Midlands will be hotter this week than many Mediterranean resorts, but employees tempted to skive off work to soak up the sun are being warned they could be found out by new technology.