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    Can anyone please corrrect the below sentence if it
    sounds informal and gramatically incorrect.


    I am taking day-off today as am not feeling well.


    Thanks in advance.

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    Your sentence is fine. Normally if you are unable to attend work it is customary to apologise. Alternatives in English are " With regret, I am unable to attend xxxxx today,due to illness" or "I am sorry that I am too unwell to attend work today." However, your sentence is fine.

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    I will miss work today as I am not well.
    I will miss work today because I am not well.
    Because I am ill, I will miss work today.
    I feel terrible, Boss. Can I stay home today?

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    Quote Originally Posted by vchintak View Post
    Can anyone please corrrect the below sentence if it
    sounds informal and gramatically incorrect.


    I am taking day-off today as am not feeling well.

    "day-off" is not a word as far as I know.

    Thanks in advance.
    I am taking today off, as I am not feeling well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vchintak View Post
    Can anyone please corrrect the below sentence if it
    sounds informal and gramatically incorrect.


    I am taking day-off today as am not feeling well.


    Thanks in advance.
    I am talking a day off today as I'm not feeling well.
    'day-off' isn't a word. Perhaps 'off-day' is: "I'm taking an off-day".
    But you mean "a day off".

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    Thanks to all for such a prompt response.

    Now I got the correct usage of this sentence..Thanks again :)

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    BTW,is it Okay..If I add something like..

    I am taking a day off today as am not feeling well.So please approve my leave today

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    Quote Originally Posted by vchintak View Post
    BTW,is it Okay..If I add something like..

    I am taking a day off today as am not feeling well.So please approve my leave today
    You left out the word 'I', again! I am taking a day off today as I am not feeling well. So please approve my leave today.

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