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    Abscond

    "I got absconded from that company". "I absconded that company". Please check.

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    Re: Abscond

    Neither is correct.

    1. People abscond from somewhere.
    2. It has a legal implication. You can abscond from prison or from a psychiatric hospital or anywhere you are being held or are required to be for legal purposes.

    Do you just mean "I left the company" or "I resigned from the company"?
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    Re: Abscond

    Yes. I mean I left company but without any intimation. But they say that "A person has been absconded". If someone leaves without intimation and I think this is what "Abscond" means.

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    Re: Abscond

    What do you mean by "without intimation"? Do you mean "without notice" or "without warning"? If so, it would be "I left the company without giving any notice" or "I left the company very suddenly".

    We do not use the word "abscond" in relation to jobs.

    "A person has been absconded" is completely grammatically incorrect in any context. You said "They say ...". Who says that?
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    Re: Abscond

    People say it here. So that means they are wrong. We don't have to use it in referrence to jobs. This sentence is completley wrong "He has been absconded". Got you.

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    Re: Abscond

    You can say "The robber absconded with my wife's jewelry."

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    Re: Abscond

    "Got you" means the same here as it does whenever it's used (in BrE at least). It means "I understand you". Tufguy is saying that he now understands that "He has been absconded" is completely wrong.

    Edit: MikeNewYork's post asking for the meaning of "Got you" has vanished. That is the post to which I was replying.
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    Re: Abscond

    I edited it once I figured it out.

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