time off

time off(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. el tiempo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Bill asked for time off so he could stay home and take care of his sick wife.Bill pidió tiempo en el trabajo para poder quedarse en casa a cuidar a su esposa enferma.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Jessica took time off to raise her children until her oldest graduated from high school.Jessica se quedó en casa a criar a sus hijos hasta que su hijo mayor se graduó de la escuela secundaria.
The boss gave everyone time off to go vote.El jefe les dio tiempo a los empleados para salir a votar.
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