take time off

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take time off from work

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YOUNGER people are more likely to take time off work from colds or flu, partly because they do not wash their hands often enough, according to a report.
To this day, he counsels dancers who want to take time off to think long and hard about maintaining their conditioning, and to be guided by their own desires, not those of others.
She said: "I don't think I would ever take time off work because I'd just met someone.
North East pet-lovers are more likely to take time off work to look after a sick cat or dog than to tend to their other halves.
Mr Holley said BA had always allowed him to take time off work to undertake union duties, but this changed when he asked to be away from work last December.
They should be encouraging sick employees to take time off to recover, rather than pass nasty bugs on to colleagues.
Teachers STRESS is causing more teachers to take time off sick than colds and flu, costing schools hundreds of thousands of pounds a year.
But more than one in three of the 2,000 workers questioned said they didn't take time off when they were ill out of a "sense of duty".