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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
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"We did a great job of locating him in transition and not sagging off him too much in the halfcourt set and not giving him open looks.
They tried to concoct a scheme to combat Philadelphia's poor shooting guards -- sagging off on defense, going under screens and trying to fight through picks instead of switching.
Instead of having two guys on you, they are sagging off. When they have to worry about inside, you get a lot of open shots, we owe it all to them," added Crawley.
Bagging on a two roll mill is the inability of a rubber stock to form a rolling bank at the mill nip, sagging off the rolls and exhibiting little or no adhesion to the rolls (ref.
All off -the-ball defenders in the press should determine their correct positioning by always forming a "ball-you-man-in-your area" flat triangle and sagging off the specific area they are to defend.
"She is being double-teamed, trapped and people are sagging off our perimeter players."
The tree mentioned in the lyrics is still there and that is where John would sit underneath sagging off school and contemplate a lot of his imaginary characters featured in Beatles songs.
SAGGING off work the other afternoon, skulking around abookshop for bargains,my eye fell upon Geri Halliwell's lavishlyillustratedautobiography, Just for the Road.
We used to come round here a lot in the afternoons probably sagging off (school).
"Teams are sagging off of me and doubling off of me," said Rondo, who made 8 of 10 shots overall, "so I just try to take the shots as much as possible.
Sagging off for a few days is something all kids have done and all kids will continue to do.
3, the original penetrator (1) sets a pick on X2 while X3 is still sagging off as a help man.
"They were sagging off. They kind of like weren't respecting me," Green said.
They will be vicious, stupid, and in all likelihood be addicted to heroin in their teens,after an early start smoking dope on the days they were sagging off school.
The regret of sagging off school to go the pictures during French.