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doss about

To waste time; to shirk one's work or responsibility by doing something unproductive. Primarily heard in UK. There's no way we'll get this project finished on time if everyone keeps dossing about like this! I should have been working on my paper all weekend long, but instead, I just dossed about playing videogames.
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doss around

To waste time; to shirk one's work or responsibility by doing something unproductive. Primarily heard in UK. There's no way we'll get this project finished on time if everyone keeps dossing about like this! I should have been working on my paper all weekend long, but instead, I just dossed about playing videogames.
See also: around, doss

doss down

slang To lie down and sleep. I was so tired that I just dossed down in the middle of the living room.
See also: doss, down

doss down for (some period of time)

slang To lie down and sleep. I was so tired that I just dossed down for an hour in the middle of the living room.
See also: doss, down, of, period

doss down (for some time)

Sl. to lie down to sleep for a period of time. Chuck dossed down for a few hours before the evening performance. It's midnight: time to doss down.
See also: doss, down

doss down (for some time)

in. to lie down to sleep for a period of time. Chuck dossed down for a few hours before the evening performance.
See also: doss, down, time

doss down

verb
See also: doss, down
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Hacksaw Ridge tells the true story of Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield), a soldier who enlists for service in World War II but refuses to even so much as touch a weapon.
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Andrew Garfield stars as Desmond Doss, the real-life Army medic who became the first conscientious objector to be awarded a Medal of Honor.
Based on the life of the World War II medic and conscientious objector who pulled 75 injured soldiers to safety during the Battle of Okinawa, Hacksaw Ridge chronicles Private Desmond Doss' (Andrew Garfield) unwavering refusal to carry a weapon into battle.
PRODUCTION DESIGNER Barry Robison had his work cut out for him on "Hacksaw Ridge," the Lionsgate-released biopic about conscientious objector Desmond Doss, who, as a soldier without a gun, displayed extraordinary courage and heroism during the Battle of Okinawa in World War II.
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While three other soldiers in Company B of the 307th Infantry scrambled for shelter in a foxhole, Army Company Aid Man, Private First Class Desmond Doss attempted to kick the deadly projectile away with his heavy combat boot.
The film is based on the extraordinary true story of late DAV life member Desmond Doss, an Army medic who became the first conscientious objector to be awarded the Medal of Honor.