tube it

tube it

1. slang To travel (to some place) on the London Underground or some similar public rapid transit system. Primarily heard in UK. I'm living right next to Bayswater station, so thankfully I can just tube it to work each morning. A: "Do you want to split a taxi?" B: "Nah, let's just tube it."
2. slang To fail some test or examination. Primarily heard in US. A: "How'd the test go?" B: "Not good. I'm pretty sure I tubed it."
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tube it

tv. to fail a test. (see also tube.) I was afraid I’d tube it, so I studied my head off.
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