cut\ a\ class

v. phr.
To be truant; to deliberately miss a class and do something else instead.

"If you keep cutting classes the way you do, you will almost surely flunk this course," John's professor said to him.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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