Idiom: Throw a sickie
Meaning: If you pretend to be ill to take a day off work or school, you throw a sickie.Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Throw down the gauntlet
- Throw in the towel
- Throw the baby out with the bath water
- Throw the book at someone
- Stone's throw
- Throw caution to the wind
- Throw pearls to the pigs
- Throw someone under the bus
- Throw a curve
- Throw someone a bone
- Throw a monkey wrench into the works
- Throw a spanner in the works
- Not trust someone further than you can throw them
- Wouldn't throw a rock in a school yard
- Throw in the sponge
- Throw someone to the wolves
- Throw your hat in the ring
- Throw your weight around
- Throw someone in at the deep end
- Throw someone a line
- Don't throw bricks when you live in a glass house
- Throw your toys out of the pram
- People who live in glass houses should not throw stones
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