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sod 1

 (sŏd)
n.
1. A section of grass-covered surface soil held together by matted roots; turf.
2. The ground, especially when covered with grass.
tr.v. sod·ded, sod·ding, sods
To cover with sod.

[Middle English, from Middle Low German or Middle Dutch sode.]

sod 2

 (sŏd) Chiefly British Vulgar Slang
n.
1. A sodomite.
2. A person regarded as obnoxious or contemptible.
3. A fellow; a guy: "Poor sod, he almost got lucky for once" (Jack Higgins).
tr.v. sod·ded, sod·ding, sods
To damn.
Phrasal Verb:
sod off
Used in the imperative to dismiss someone angrily.

[Short for sodomite.]

sod off

vb
(intr, adverb; usually imperative) slang chiefly Brit to go away; depart
Usage: The phrase sod off was formerly considered to be taboo, and it was labelled as such in older editions of Collins English Dictionary. However, it has now become acceptable in speech, although some older or more conservative people may object to its use
Translations
häipyäpainua vittuunsuksia vittuun

w>sod off

vi (Brit inf) → Leine ziehen (inf); sod off!zieh Leine, du Arsch! (vulg)
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I belong to the past, so does Tony Blair" John Prescott, Labour's former Deputy Prime Minister "My views on money are pretty clear, I don't like spending money so I would have told the EU in particular to sod off with their excessive financial demands"Tory MP Priti Patel, former International Development Secretary, on Brexit "The boys can get a bit giddy with their testosterone-fuelled jokes and we need to make sure there's space for the women to get in as well.
My views on money are pretty clear, I don't like spending money so I would have told the EU in particular to sod off with their excessive financial demands" - Tory MP Priti Patel, above, former International Development Secretary, on Brexit.
The Paradise Papers even showed State-owned AIB told tax authorities to sod off when they wanted access to data on its offshore customers when responding to a court order.
Katrina Riseborough: "It can sod off, I could have cried on my way to work, so cold
Well done the foreign leaders for diplomatically telling him to sod off while the serious people try to sort things out in Syria.
Failing that, he could sod off back to Cameroon and see if the corrupt government there will give him a free six-bed house complete with two 60in flat screen TVs, smart phones and laptops.
Invitation to tender : Sod off / Apply 2400 m2; Excavation 1200 m3; Bed 900 m3; UG 760 m3; Concrete covering 2500 m2; Leachate and transport line 800 m; Concrete for passage 17 m3; Block stone wall in concrete 70 m2
Now their energies are entirely focused on making their restaurant one of the best examples of a true neighbourhood eatery, where the tables are comfortably set out, the lighting is moody without making you fear you are suffering from macular degeneration, friendly waitresses carry dishes, smile and say welcoming things and then sod off again.
But without that deadline hanging over you, you can convince yourself you're a free and easy parent and we all know that equals encouraging their independence to sod off and go and entertain themselves.
They can sign the book for pounds 300 a day and then sod off.
This agency often com- plains about clients making unreasonable demands of it and taking inordinate amounts of time to make decisions, so, next time, should I tell it to do-as-you-would-be-done- by and sod off, or would that just be water off a duck's back?
I was a daft sod off the pitch but on it I wanted to win and cared about becoming a better player.