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new schoolA style, way of thinking, or method for accomplishing a task that is typical of the current era, as opposed to former eras.
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old schoolCharacteristic of a style, outlook, or method employed in a former era, remembered either as inferior to the current style, or alternately, remembered nostalgically as superior or preferable to the new style, the older denoting something that would be considered out of date or out of fashion to some, but as such, is considered by others as cool and hip.
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school of hard knocksAn education consisting of real-world experiences, especially harsh experiences.
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to tell tales out of school.to reveal information which should have been kept privy to an organization.
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every day is a school dayYou learn something new every day.
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hold backTo delay, especially in school.
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bunk offWe all bunked off school yesterday to watch the football.
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boys will be boysIt is hard, often fruitless, to attempt to curb the natural playfulness and tendency to mischief of most growing boys.1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Chapter 13But just then there was a slight altercation between Master Tommy and Master Jacky. Boys will be boys and our two twins were no exception to this golden rule.Even grown men usually remain somewhat boyish in heart"Boys will be boys", grinned grandpa while he joined his adult son playing with the fancy train-set he gave his grandson for Christmas while the kid was in school.
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bug outMiss school, play truant, play hooky.
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cry for helpIn her second year at the school Alexis stopped doing her homework and would often scribble on walls. Her teachers wondered whether this was a cry for help, or if she was simply misbehaving.
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field dayA day of class taken away from school for a field trip.
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field dayA school day for athletic events; a sports day.
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fire drillAn organised practice to prepare occupants of an office, school or other public building for evacuation in the event of a fire.
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get inTo secure membership at a selective school.
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play hookeyTo be absent without permission, especially from school.
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play hookyTo miss school, work, or other duties without permission or an excuse.
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underwater basket weavingAn easy and useless college or high school class.
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you get what you pay forIn commercial transactions, the quality of goods and services increases as the prices increase, i.e., the more one pays, the better the merchandise.2003, Michael Blumenthal, "For Whom the School Bell Tolls," Time, 7 Dec.:Though it may sound unapologetically capitalistic to say so
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