sag off

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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 ?
But steadily, port tack and starboard tack, she sagged off to the westward.
The current had accelerated, the wind had slackened, and the Pyrenees had sagged off to the west.
Defenses sagged off him, but he still couldn't hit enough jumpers and he became reluctant to drive to the basket for fear of getting fouled and having to shoot free throws.
Recently, Westhead was reviewing tape from his first season at Oregon, when Holliday was a sophomore, and noted how much defenders sagged off her when she was on the perimeter.
Despite this, some 36,208 people sagged off, feigned one-day malaria or otherwise absented themselves from what they should have been doing to watch Sunderland, a second division team with big ambitions having won the FA Cup the previous season, take on the League Champions.
I sagged off all the time, smoking spliffs behind the bike shed, and I wore trainers and a ski suit because I didn't want to wear the uniform and I didn't want to wear shoes.
Burnley carried all the intent in the opening stages and Blues sagged off and never got to grips with them.
He then sagged off Radmanovic on defense and gave up a 3-pointer to one of the league's best long-range shooters.
After they have forced a pass to the wing (2) and the opposite defender (X3) has sagged off as a help man, X1 and X2 must close out on their own men.
The Bulls then sagged off Perkins and he ended up with 25 points.
Arizona State worked to deny her the ball two weeks ago, and Stanford sagged off Nurse to close off driving lanes last week.
We had talked about it for months, right up until the big day, and even sagged off chemistry homework.
At the end of his junior year, as Barnes used his quickness and lithe 6-foot-7 frame to beat opponents off the dribble, teams gradually sagged off him.
The Celtics sagged off Antonio McDyess and he made them pay, pacing Detroit with 21 points and 16 rebounds.
They sagged off and went to David, and I had a shot and took it.