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Why "play hookie" can mean "skip class"?
2014年2月7日 08:01
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Apparently it's from an obscure phrasal verb (hook it = escape?), but not all English speakers use "play hooky". There's also "play truant", and the phrase I grew up with was "wag school". But if you wag school, someone might bust you and dob you in! :D
2014年2月7日
Hi May "Play hooky" is a term most often used when someone intends on being absent to work or school. It has been used in other situations but work / school are the most common.
2014年2月7日
May
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