be off sick

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be off sick

To be absent from work or school because one is ill. Phil is still off sick—I hear he has the flu.
See also: off, sick

be off ˈsick

not be at work or school because you are not well: He broke his arm and was off sick for a fortnight.
See also: off, sick
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It states that I would only be paid for three months if I have an accident or am off sick long term.
I am off sick with stress and don't think I can ever go back.
MY boss refuses to pay me a wage when I am off sick.
I was pretty well established in my job, and I am obviously finding it difficult to pay for childcare because I am off sick.
I am off sick at the moment with high blood pressure.