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Drop the subject, ignore the matter, as in I don't understand what you mean.—Oh, skip it for now. This interjection uses skip in the sense of “pass over.” [Colloquial; c. 1930]
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
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skip-bomb, skip bombing, skip car, skipdent, skip distance, skip it, skipjack, skiplane, skip off, ski pole, skip out
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