day off

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Noun1.day off - a day when you are not required to workday off - a day when you are not required to work; "Thursday is his day off"
time off - a time period when you are not required to work; "he requested time off to attend his grandmother's funeral"

day off

noun holiday It was my day off, and he was on duty in my place.
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"But the great feast and the marriage is but three days off," plead O-Tar.
Sunday was as yet two days off; but meanwhile, to beguile his impatience, Newman took his way to the Avenue de Messine and got what comfort he could in staring at the blank outer wall of Madame de Cintre's present residence.
I did not myself think very highly of Lawrence's intelligence; but I forebore to contradict Poirot, and gently took him to task for forgetting my instructions as to which were Cynthia's days off.
Why couldn't you take a few days off and join me there?
Seven knots was her speed when everything favoured, and we'd had a two weeks' gale to the north'ard of New Zealand, and broke our engines down for two days off Pitcairn Island.
If you're lucky enough to still have some holidays left to take, you could use this handy trick in December, and bag yourself seven days off work.
According to the Labor Code of Kyrgyzstan, Muslim holidays of Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr, the exact dates of which are set according to lunar calendar, are days off in Kyrgyzstan.
If the two-day weekend preceding the break is included, the public sector will get nine days off to celebrate Eid.
Taiwanese will have 115 days off next year, including seven consecutive days for the Lunar New Year, and four days each for the Dragon Boat Festival, the Mid-Autumn Festival, and the Qingming Festival, but there will also be makeup working days, the government announced Wednesday (May 1).
Some of them already prefer unmarried women or females without children to reduce the numbers of days off during their work hours, they added.
Around Easter at the end of April and Christmas in December - this will be the two periods next year, when we will have more days off.A With the amendments to the Labor Code, the practice of relocating weekends in connection with public holidays has been eliminated in order to obtain long weekends.