While i'm away

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Definition

(Can you answer the phone) while I'm away?: (Can you answer the phone) during my absence, when I'm not here?
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Examples

  • "Try not to annex Crimea while I'm away."
  • "By the way, I'll be taking a few weeks' paternity leave, so don't expect anything to get done while I'm away."
  • "Do you think you could cover for me while I'm away?"
  • "Would you mind working from my office while I'm away?"

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