take time off

take time off
See: TIME OFF; Compare: DAY OFF.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • take time off — verb take time off from work; stop working temporarily (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑take off • Hypernyms: ↑interrupt, ↑disrupt, ↑break up, ↑cut off • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • take time off — See: TIME OFF; Compare: DAY OFF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take\ time\ off — See: time off; Compare: day off …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take time off — take a break …   English contemporary dictionary

  • take time off —  Temporarily cease working …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • take something off — take (something) off to not work at your job for a period of time. I ve decided to take next semester off and travel and write. Jim needs to take off for a little while …   New idioms dictionary

  • take sth off — UK US take sth off Phrasal Verb with take({{}}/teɪk/ verb [T] (took, taken) ► WORKPLACE to have a period of time away from work: »After the business trip she took a few days off. »I am definitely looking forward to taking some time off. ► FINANCE …   Financial and business terms

  • ˌtake sth ˈoff — phrasal verb 1) to remove a piece of clothing from your body Ant: put sth on 2) to spend a particular amount of time away from work I m taking Monday off to go to London.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • time off in lieu — UK US noun [U] UK (US compensatory time) HR ► time that an employee who has worked extra hours may take off from work: »Our workers take time off in lieu rather than accumulate high earnings on overtime …   Financial and business terms

  • time off — n [U] time when you are officially allowed not to be at work or studying take/have/get etc time off ▪ Have you ever had to take time off for health reasons? …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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