day off

noun
a day when you are not required to work (Freq. 2)
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Thursday is his day off

Hypernyms: ↑time off

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day off noun
A day's holiday
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Main Entry:day

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n. (pl. days off) a day's vacation from work or school on what would normally be a working day

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ˌday ˈoff [day off] noun (pl. days off)
a day on which you do not have to work

Most weeks, Sunday is my only day off.

Why not take a few days off?

 
Example Bank:

They gave me a day off when my mother died.

We might get a day off if the snow's bad.

What are you going to do on your day off?

I'll have to take a day off to go and meet them at the airport.

I've got the day off from school.

Sunday is my only day off.

You deserve a day off.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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