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skip school

skip school(
skihp
 
skul
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (education)
a. faltar a clase
Can I skip school today, Dad? - No, you can't. You're not sick or anything.¿Puedo faltar a clase hoy, papá? - No, no puedes. No estás malo ni nada.
b. saltarse las clases
My parents never found out I skipped school.Mis papás nunca se enteraron de que me salté las clases.
c. hacerse la rabona
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Shall we skip school, Pedro? We could go to the movies.¿Nos hacemos la rabona, Pedro? Podríamos ir al cine.
d. irse de pinta
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Julian and Martin were skipping school in the park.Julian y Martin se fueron de pinta al parque.
e. ratearse
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(River Plate)
I used to skip school every Friday.Solía ratearme los viernes.
f. hacerse la rata
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(River Plate)
Daniel and Betty skipped school to go to the mall.Daniel y Betty se hicieron la rata para ir al centro de compras.
g. hacer la cimarra
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Lloyd skipped school with one of his classmates.Lloyd hizo la cimarra con uno de sus compañeros de clase.
h. hacer novillos
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
We were grounded for skipping school.Nos castigaron por hacer novillos.
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