take leave

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Verb1.take leave - go away or leave
walk out of - leave, usually as an expression of disapproval
congee - depart after obtaining formal permission; "He has congeed with the King"
beat a retreat - depart hastily
go forth, leave, go away - go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight"
plump out - depart suddenly; "He plumped out of the house"
break camp, decamp - leave a camp; "The hikers decamped before dawn"
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Therefore, by 9 August, Chhetri is going to take leave. After Chhetri will go on leave, Thapa will takeover the charge of CoAS and after 9 September, Thapa will assume the office as the CoAS.
He denied the allegations and said his decision to take leave should not be interpreted as any concession or admission.
Last year, Chiloba told the media he made a personal decision to take leave in light of the opposition's demands, without giving more details.
To maximize your vacation days, it is suggested that the best time to take leave from work will be around Tomb Sweeping Day, taking leave on April 2 and 3.
The authors point out that studies show fathers are more involved throughout the lives of their children when they take leave at their child's birth.