time off

*time off
a period of time that is free from employment. (*Typically: get \time off; have \time off; give someone \time off; take (some)\time off.) •

I'll have to get time off for jury duty.

I have time off to go downtown and shop.

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{n. phr.} A period of release from work. * /If I had some time off this afternoon, I would finish writing the letters I promised to my family./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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