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'Blau machen' and other phrases for absenteeism

I was watching a video about various idioms that have 'machen' in them. This included the sentence 'Er macht blau', which would formally translate into English as something like 'To be absent from ...
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Bedeutung von “Einen Kasten machen”

In dem Lied "Nylon" (Video,Text) vom Sänger Afrob taucht die Phrase "einen Kasten machen" auf, deren Bedeutung sich mir nicht erschließt. Kontext ist: er wollte es beweisen und im Wettbewerb ...
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What is the difference in “umgangssprachlich”, “familiär”, “salopp”, and “derb”?

Duden lists word usage in several categories: umgangssprachlich salopp gehoben bildungssprachlich familiär Jargon derb The definitions on when a word is ...