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Saltos de línea: skive
British informal

verbo

[no object]
Avoid work or a duty by staying away or leaving early; shirk: I skived off school [with object]: she used to skive lessons
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • If I hadn't skived off work early to go see, I'd have been angry at the waste of my time.
  • You think I skived off without blogging anything today, right?
  • I had said to myself that I would go to the gym after Dame G and Dr Sir T but I skived off and watched News 24 instead.
Sinónimos
malinger, pretend to be ill, feign/fake illness;
play truant, truant;
avoid work, evade one's duty, shirk, skulk, idle;
North American cut
British informal bunk off, swing the lead, wag, scrimshank, dodge the column
Irish informal mitch off
North American informal goldbrick, play hookey, goof off
Australian/New Zealand informal play the wag

sustantivo

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1An instance of avoiding work or a duty by staying away or leaving early.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • ‘I decided to give blood because it was a good skive out of the railway and after you'd donated you got your free tea and biscuits,’ he said.
  • The vast majority of the truants would readily acknowledge in the aftermath that they were only out for a skive following a wind-up on the web.
  • Yes, notwithstanding all of the above, I do love the odd skive on my tod.
1.1An easy option.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Tuesday and yesterday were a bit brighter and we did have a bit of a skive on Tuesday.
  • The checkout girl had thought it was a good skive, especially as her break was almost due.

Derivados

skiver

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Pronunciación: /ˈskʌɪvə/
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Slackers and skivers everywhere should be grateful I'm not in charge.
  • There may have been some skivers, although not many.
  • A poll of organisers found that 80 per cent think there are too many skivers and people who should be delegates are staying away.
Sinónimos
informal do-nothing, slacker, cyberslacker, passenger
British informal lead-swinger, scrimshanker
North American informal gold brick, goof-off
Australian/New Zealand informal bludger
French archaic fainéant

Origen

Late 19th century (originally US college slang): probably from French esquiver 'slink away'.

Palabras que riman con skive

alive, arrive, chive, Clive, connive, contrive, deprive, dive, drive, five, gyve, hive, I've, jive, live, MI5, revive, rive, shrive, strive, survive, swive, thrive

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skive 2 Saltos de línea: skive

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[with object] technical
Pare (the edge of a piece of leather or other material) so as to reduce its thickness: to join two ends of a strap, the ends are skived
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Bitspower's skiving technique seems a great way to remove the thermal junction between base and fins.

Origen

Early 19th century: from Old Norse skífa; related to shive.

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