report sick

idiom

Definition of report sick

: to tell one's boss, employer, etc. that one is sick and cannot work He reported sick on Friday (to his supervisor).

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“Report sick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/report%20sick. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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