Take time off

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Definition

to take time off: to take a holiday, to have a break from work
verb, idiom
I need to take some time off from work. I'm ready for a holiday.

a day off: a day when one does not go to work, a day of rest
noun

Examples

  • "So please find time to come by my office no later than Thursday, because I'm taking Friday off."
  • "Icarus : But I took a day off of work, and I was ready to sue the supermarket for damages!"
  • "Happy holidays to all and thank you American capitalism for the opportunity to work straight through the festive season with so few days off."
  • "I think I'm going to have to take the day off."
  • "If you need to take some time off in order to find a new place, let me know."
  • "In light of the preceding, I strongly encourage you to take some time off."
  • "Day off : Not a chance."
  • "Kevin 'would love to congratulate the old man', but he is actually taking Friday off to attend a weekend seminar on slow-growth equity funds."

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