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    #1

    Smile With two coworkers out sick today,

    With two coworkers out sick today, Evan really had his work cut out for him.



    For a start, is "out" in the above optional?
    Second, could I say "With two coworkers off sick today" instead? Thanks.


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    #2

    Re: With two coworkers out sick today,

    out sick indicates that the people were not at work so I think you need it to convey this meaning.


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    Re: With two coworkers out sick today,

    "Off sick" would be a valid alternative.

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    Re: With two coworkers out sick today,

    Thanks, Carl and Anglika.

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