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  1. Ksenia
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    Hello!
    I want to know if this idiom to cut classes means to miss the lessons?
    And if you know some synonyms according to this idiom, please, write it.
    And Is this really popular idiom in USA?

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    Re: to cut classes

    British children bunk off lessons.

    See also: cut school and 'Similar Threads' at the bottom of this page.

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    Re: to cut classes

    In BrE, we also sag off.

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    Re: to cut classes

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    In BrE, we also sag off.
    That's new to me. Has it been around long?

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    Re: to cut classes

    It is fairly recent. I didn't know it when I was at school.

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    Re: to cut classes

    Quote Originally Posted by Ksyu-k View Post
    Hello!
    I want to know if this idiom to cut classes means to miss the lessons?It means to intentionally miss the lessons. To skip classes means the same thing.
    And if you know some synonyms according to this idiom, please, write it.
    And Is this really popular idiom in USA?
    Yes, this is commonly used in AmE.

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    Re: to cut classes

    Do you say 'cut class' or 'cut classes"?

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    Re: to cut classes

    Quote Originally Posted by Verona_82 View Post
    Do you say 'cut class' or 'cut classes"?
    NOT A TEACHER.

    Cut class.

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    #9

    Re: to cut classes

    I used to play truant when I was a teen in high school.

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    #10

    Re: to cut classes

    People used to skive or skive off when I was at school, not that I ever did you understand.

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