off from work

off from work

1. Finished with one's work for the day. I'll be off from work at 6, if you want to meet me then. I need to get these presents wrapped before my wife gets off from work.
2. Not attending work for a period of time. I can't wait to be off from work for three whole weeks next month!
See also: off, work
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She made a mean beef stroganoff, followed her husband from job to job and took eight years off from work to raise three children.
Summary: Apple CEO Steve Jobs is taking time off from work to concentrate on his health.
uk among 160 UK company bosses suggests that many find it difficult to switch off from work - even during the festive period.
A YOU need to learn how to switch off from work so you can get the necessary rest that will let you do your job properly.
She recommends scheduling time off from work after particularly busy times.
No, an employee taking time off from work for public activities has no statutory right to be paid but may have a contractual right to be paid.
It is a home where an architect-owner can switch off from work, relax and enjoy the world he has created.
A study of 6,000 workers at three companies, conducted by researchers at Yale University, unearthed the astonishing news that depressed employees are twice as likely to take time off from work for health reasons as workers who do not define themselves as depressed, and seven times more likely to be less productive.
These expenses include costs for notarizing fraud affidavits or similar documents attesting to fraud; and lost income--up to a maximum of $200 a day and total payments not to exceed $5,000--for time taken off from work to meet with law-enforcement personnel or credit agencies.