blow this/that for a game of soldiers

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blow this/that for a game of soldiers

slang A phrase used to dismiss something because it seems too taxing. Well, blow that for a game of soldiers. I'll just return the book tomorrow instead of going out in a snowstorm today.
See also: blow, game, of, soldier, that, this
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blow/sodtaboo ˈthis/ˈthat for a game of soldiers

(British English, slang) used by somebody who does not want to do something because it is annoying or involves too much effort: After waiting for twenty minutes more, he thought ‘sod this for a game of soldiers’, and left.
See also: blow, game, of, sod, soldier, that, this
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