bunk off

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bunk off

To absent oneself or leave early from school or work when one would normally be required to be there; to play truant. Primarily heard in UK. I was so restless and bored at work that I decided to just bunk off after lunch without telling anyone. Hey, Jim and I are planning on bunking off from school on Friday, do you want to come with us? That's the last time you bunk off class, mister! From now on, I'm dropping you off to school every morning!
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The Deputy PM bunked off to Cornwall while George Osborne delivered his mini-budget.
They would be better off clawing back some of the non-payments owed by people who have bunked off from paying their council tax.
Nutkins grew up near Marylebone station and bunked off school to help out at London Zoo, where his expertise with animals became obvious.
Kieron Williamson, nicknamed Mini Monet, bunked off school to watch the sale of his 12 landscapes.
WWE RAW VS SMACKDOWN 2011 (360) USUALLY when I get a wrestling game to review I start whimsically recalling the bygone days of Wrestlemania on the arcade when I bunked off school to play it at the local shop.
Most (87 per cent) have not, while a third (33 per cent) had smoked and bunked off school (34 per cent).
Most (87%) have not, while a third (33%) had smoked and bunked off school (34%).
57 per cent increase on 2004/05 when 144,600 pupils - the equivalent of 750 a day - bunked off without permission, compared with the average of 700 during 2003/04.
Teenagers bunked off school an incredible 167,905 days last year.
The group of freeloaders,who have bunked off to Portugal while the Commons is still in full session, even includes a veteran left-wing MP who has called for a tax on fast food.
You were at the bottom of the pile Now you'reat the top you smile Oh the lessons you love or hate Maybe even bunked off with your mate
But Londoner Natalie Martin, 25, who bunked off her work to be at the unveiling, took a different view.
However, one in ten bunked off because they were being bullied, while 6% of children aged 11 to 16 said they had bunked off because of a hangover.
ONE in five secondary school pupils in Birmingham have bunked off the classroom at some point, a national study reveals.
Figures for last year, released in September, show that in the West Midlands 750 pupils, on average, bunked off school on any one of the 192 days of the academic year.