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    #1

    Does that total include?

    Teacher, can you check if these sentences are OK? The subject should be "include or exclude".

    Thank you for your email telling me that I have 6 vacation days left for this year. I have already booked time off work from August 1st to 3rd (3 days). Can you tell me if the 6 vacation days include or exclude these 3 days.

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    #2

    Re: Does that total include?

    Your sentences are fine.

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    #3

    Re: Does that total include?

    Leave is not necessarily for vacation.
    Why do you call it 'vacation days'?

    Booked time off work - had leave approved
    I am not a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: Does that total include?

    He probably called them vacation days because that is what they are.

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    #5

    Re: Does that total include?

    That is probably another one of those AmE and BrE differences.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #6

    Re: Does that total include?

    Yes. We have "leave" in AmE also: maternity leave, compassionate leave. etc., but we also have vacation days, sick days, accrued days etc.

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