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.
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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.
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Manager Debbie Bradshaw is off sick because of stress, and has moved out of the on-site bungalow.
I have rang hospital secretaries' offices many times, only to be told the person in question is off sick.
Dr Mac Armstrong, secretary of the British Medical Association and Dr Potter's immediate superior, said: "Brian is off sick at the moment.