call/phone in sick

Definition of call/phone in sick

  1. :  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

callplay
  1. :  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

  1. :  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

phoneplay
  1. :  a speech sound considered as a physical event without regard to its place in the sound system of a language

  1. :  telephone

    :  earphone

  1. :  telephone

sickplay
  1. :  affected with disease or ill health :  ailing

    :  of, relating to, or intended for use in sickness

    :  queasy, nauseated

  1. :  vomit


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