book off


1) преим. амер. отметить табель при уходе с работы When I was working on the railway, I had to book off after eight hours' work. ≈ Когда я работал на железной дороге, мне приходилось отмечать свою карточку, отработав восемь часов.
2) амер. объявить о намерении не работать в определенный день (особ. из-за разногласий с администрацией) 300 men have booked off sick at the car factory where there is still trouble with the unions. ≈ 300 человек сказались больными на автозаводе, где до сих пор конфликтуют профсоюзы и администрация. (американизм) отметить табель при уходе с работы (американизм) (разговорное) объявить о намерении не работать в определенный день (особ из-за разногласий с администрацией - to * sick сказаться больным

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