Thesaurus / sick leave
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In October, Abigail's mother, after visiting a soldier home from the army on sick leave, was stricken by the pestilence and died.

Abigail Adams and Her TimesLaura Elizabeth Howe Richards

There was only the manager and one clerk there now, the other cove having gone away on sick leave.

Robbery Under ArmsThomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood

I became aware of its depth one evening in the recreation room while Georgia was home for a month on sick leave.

In the same ship was Mr. J., a poor ensign, going home on sick leave.

Up the CountryEmily Eden

And then one day Pegwell came back from the Front on sick leave.

They talked of the probable loss of his appointment; his chief had been annoyed at his second application for sick leave.

MarriedAugust Strindberg

I was in hospital six weeks and then I got ten days' sick leave in London.

Combed OutFritz August Voigt

"I've been away on sick leave for some time," said Harold pathetically.

Happy DaysAlan Alexander Milne

In this somewhat monotonous way two months dragged on, during which, in the temporary absence on sick leave of Lieut.-Col.

Were it not my duty to hold out for the benefit of my wife and children, I would certainly apply for sick leave.

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