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Business English Conversation 31: Maternity Leave

1. When is your baby due?: When do you expect to give birth?

A) When is your baby due?
B) My baby is due next month.

A) When is your baby due?
B) Our baby is due in 5 weeks.

2. maternity leave: a break from work that a woman takes after giving birth
  • Carol will not be working for 3 months. She is on maternity leave.
  • After she has her baby, Karen will take maternity leave for 6 months.

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