dodge the column(redirected from dodges the column)
dodge the column
To avoid doing some job or task. Primarily heard in UK. Oh, she's not really sick—she's just trying to dodge the column and leave me with all her work!
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dodge the columnshirk your duty; avoid work. British informal
Column is a military term which refers to the usual formation of troops for marching.
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