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    Has been absent

    When someone was absent in the past two days, and he is also absent today.

    Can I write "he has been absent for two days"?

    If he is present today, can I write the same sentence?

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    Re: Has been absent

    Today is Wednesday.

    If he was absent on Monday and Tuesday, you say: He was absent for the past two days (Monday and Tuesday).

    If he is still absent today, you say: He has been absent for three days.

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    Re: Has been absent

    If he is absent today, you can also say "This is his third day's absence" or "This is his third day off [sick]".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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