cut class

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cut class

To intentionally miss class, usually to pursue some other activity. I can't possibly sit through another lecture today, so let's just cut class and go to the beach.
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cut class

 and cut school
to skip a school class or a day of school without an excuse. As a joke, one day all the students cut their math class and went to lunch. Jane was grounded after she cut school last Friday.
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cut class

Absent oneself from a class or other, usually mandatory event, as in If he cuts one more class he'll fail the course. [Late 1700s]
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The new statewide incentive program that cuts class sizes to 20 takes effect this week in most of the Los Angeles Unified School District's elementary schools.
By early afternoon, Kat can't stand waiting for an answer, so she "borrows" a bike from the rack at school, leaving a note explaining to the unknown owner, and cuts class to race off to see her dog.