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    come to work absent from work

    Please help, I'm having difficulty expressing and constructing a sentence:I want to say that as much as possible I always try to come to work. I always try not to be absent from work?

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    Re: come to work absent from work

    "I always try not to be absent from work," is correct. If you say "I always try to come to work," my assumption would be that you are telling this to someone at work. On the other hand, if you are talking to someone away from work, you'd say "I always try to go to work." In all these situations, I would expect some context.

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