Out sick

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Definition

to be out sick (US), off sick (UK): to not be at work due to illness
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Note: "Sick leave" describes paid absence from work because of sickness. To be "out sick" usually describes a shorter absence due to illness.
The boss is off sick, so today I'm in charge.

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