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Business English Conversation 37: Vacation Policy

1. vacation policy: a company's rules for when and how long employees can take vacation
  • What is your company's vacation policy?
  • Our company's vacation policy is great. We get 4 weeks of vacation every year and we can choose when we take our vacation.
2. paid vacation: time off from work in which one still gets paid from one's company
  • Do you get paid vacation at your job?
  • I get 2 weeks of vacation every year, but it is not paid vacation.
3. to take (time) off: to not go to work; to take a break from work
  • She took 3 days off from work because she was sick.
  • I will take 3 months off of work and travel around Europe.

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