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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Not just then, in course, but it's what's bin on his mind and in his talk for days off and on," returned Dick, with a knowing smile and a nod of mysterious confidence.
But the great feast and the marriage is but three days off," plead O-Tar.
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.
She both failed to give her adequate days off and also pay her less than the minimum salary required by law.
A related labor law requires them to have a weekday off _ on a substitute holiday _ but 929 such days off went unused, amounting to about 150 million won ($140,600) in unpaid wages last year, workers said.
Strictly Come Dancing star Aliona Vilani has blasted bosses at the BBC show for not giving the professional dancers any days off.
The coaching staff have had no days off because we always had a team to train with and always a squad for the next game.
The City of Winnipeg's finance committee is looking at possibly reviving a program that offers city employees an option to take unpaid days off voluntarily, in an effort to save money, but bureaucrats and the union representing city workers say it can't be done.
NORTH East workers fearing for their jobs are taking less days off sick than ever, according to a survey.
Susan Bailey, from Litherland, who works at the Dale Street court building, wanted three days off for the funeral of brother Les Bailey.