call/phone in sick
Definition of call/phone in sick
: to telephone the place where one works to say that one is sick and will not be coming to work Two of the waiters called in sick, so we're very short-staffed.
Word by Word Definitions
: to speak in a loud distinct voice so as to be heard at a distance : shout
: to make a request or demand
: to utter a characteristic note or cry
: an act of calling with the voice : shout
: an imitation of the cry of a bird or other animal made to attract it
: an instrument used for calling
: a speech sound considered as a physical event without regard to its place in the sound system of a language
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