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#1 2005-11-11 17:42:56

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'leap of absence' for 'leave of absence'

A leave is a leap from work. About 600 ghits. “Leaf of absence’ also occurs but is less common and doesn’t make as much sense. Examples of both:

Following the incident coach Elford took a leap of absence for over one week.
www.beverlyunderground.com/issue5/topstories.htm

i just started reading your story again after taking a sort of leap of absence,
and I have to say, I am definitely intrigued…
boards.theforce.net/The_Saga/b10476/15442285/p7

... if you could afford it, id ask for a leap of
absence for close to a month, and completly get coding out of your head…
forums.megatokyo.com/ index.php?showtopic=1706225&view=getnewpost

... I dont want someone that disappears for like a month or two unless you have
a reason like exams or something or announce a leap of absence.
community.codemasters.com/forum/showthread.php?t=58871

Soon taking a temporary leap of absence for a major milestone
goal.
www.runenews.net/cgi-bin/ubb/ ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=print_topic;f=1;t=002237

I have the honour to ask wither you will grant me (10) ten days leaf of absence
more.
www.zinkle.com/p/articles/ mi_qa3905/is_200301/ai_n9194679

Miss Hettie White will most likely go off on a year’s leaf of absence. www.hickmansfamily.homestead.com/files/jehF.htm

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