- n. idiomatic A period of time where one is not required to work.
- n. a time period when you are not required to work
“You might think that the middle of the jungle is a pretty crazy place for a go-cart track, but we had a real problem to divise things for our folks to do when they had a little time off duty.”
“Three weeks later, Otto Weddigen was back at sea and, because British captains were still ignoring both the lesson of the Bacchantes and Admiralty orders, he sank a fourth British armored cruiser, this time off Aberdeen on the coast of Scotland.”
“To counter Brennan, the Carter campaign brought in a former governor, Ken Curtis, who took “vacation” time off from his nonpolitical post as ambassador to Canada.”
““But I am not going to take time off from school,” said Mother Mary-Joseph in the deceptively gentle tone of the iron-willed; neither did she remain away from her classes for so much as half an hour.”
“One RAT gunner looks out to see a half a dozen seven-year-old boys, a cluster of TPs he was about to open fire on—he had been delighted that he had so many insurgents in one cluster, it would be an easy kill and his computer would rack up the credits, earning him and his driver a reward, compensatory time off or another insignia.”
“Stifling a sigh, Richard vowed that during his time off he would be sawing to build Lawrell his own hut.”
“Despite the fact that Lauren had encouraged me to take some time off work, I drove myself to the office the day after my poodle-induced tumble.”
“Change means refusing to accept an America where staying home with a new baby is treated as an unpaid vacation, and taking time off to take a sick parent to the hospital is a fireable offense.”
“Walt DeHaven, Raetta Holdman, Kristine Strain, and Tim Wieland were among those who never complained when I needed time off to be an army guy, or needed to juggle jobs with writing a book.”
“I traveled to New Haven on a Trailways bus because the ever-benevolent Baltimore government would not let my father have the time off to drive me there himself.”
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