sag off

sag 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 sag off after lunch without telling anyone. Hey, Jim and I are planning on sagging off from school on Friday, do you want to come with us? That's the last time you sag off class, mister! From now on, I'm dropping you off to school every morning!
See also: off, sag
References in classic literature ?
Captain Davenport held the lead line and watched it sag off to the northeast.
If they're just going to sag off me, then my teammates aren't going to be able to do what they have to do.
If the Heat sag off Rondo and dare him to shoot, then he'll have to make them pay for it.
1 denies the pass from 1 to 5 while helpside Defensive Wing (DW4) will sag off to help in case of backdoor cuts by 5 or 3.
In the past, with Cedric and (Ryan Walcott), you could sag off and let the point guard shoot.
As she would usually be home during the day while my dad was at work, John and I would sometimes sag off school to go back to my house to write many of our early songs.
He has a good low-post game and he can hit the medium-range jump shot so he's not a player your defence can sag off.
Rivers expects the Magic, which won the regular-season series against Boston, 3-1, to continue to sag off Rondo.
Sag off the Trojans, however, and they burn you, too - 12-of-26 (including 5-of-5 in overtime) from three-point range in the first game last season, and 10-of-19 in the second.
The weakside off-the-ball wing (WW2) will sag off diagonally deeper to protect the middle of the "3 Press.
Rivers expects the Cavaliers to sag off Rondo on defense and force him to hit jump shots, a ploy the Lakers tried unsuccessfully in the 2008 NBA Finals.
Malik and Bryce like to get to the hoop but (the Cougars) like to sag off," Leunen said.
Missouri followed the blueprint on how to beat the Bruins: Deny the shooters (Kapono and Billy Knight) space, turn it into a 3-on-3 game and sag off the poor-shooting point guards (Cedric Bozeman and Ryan Walcott) to help on Dan Gadzuric and Matt Barnes.
Even in the half-court set, we ideally wanted to pressure the ball and then sag off of it.
If you have a point guard who can't really score, (defenders) can sag off him.