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play truant

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishplay truantplay truantBritish EnglishSESGO TO/ATTEND to stay away from school without permission syn skive British English, play hooky American English truant
Examples from the Corpus
play truantHe'd played hooky again and ridden the train out to Brooklyn.Billy was caught playing truant and has been given extra homework for a month.
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