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addaword.gifdefinition of pull a sickie

(very informal) to take a day off work saying that you are ill when, in fact, you are not
Most people are tempted to pull a sickie when they want a day off without using up their precious annual leave.
Submitted by: Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 14/04/2014 16:00:00
Definition of pull a sickie from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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