Have a look at the vocabulary related to taking time off .
an unscheduled extra day's leave from work, taken to alleviate stress or pressure and sanctioned by one's employer.
leave of absence, especially that granted to a member of the services or a missionary; in the employment context, the term describes an employer's decision to cut costs by reducing employee work hours.
time spent relaxing on one's own as opposed to working or doing things for others, seen as an opportunity to reduce stress or restore energy.
absence from work or duty without permission.
a period of paid leave granted to a university teacher or other worker for study or travel.
Complete the sentences with a suitable expression.
Professor Tidy has a _________from teaching and is using it all summer for a college project.
Where are you off on your ___________ this year?
All mothers of young children are trying to find some ___________.
The sergeant was granted a 30-day __________.
Unfortunately, he quite often chucks a sickie or has a __________ .