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    In tenth standard I took so many days leave that I hadn't taken before.

    When I was in tenth grade I took a lot of days leave. I missed school a lot. I didn't take extra classes as well and couldn't score good marks in the final exams.

    So can I say "I hadn't taken that many days leave in my entire school life that I took in tenth standard."

    "In tenth standard I took so many days leave that I hadn't taken before."

    "I missed school for so many days that I hadn't done in other classes."

    Could you please check my sentences please?

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    Re: In tenth standard I took so many days leave that I hadn't taken before.

    We don't call it "leave" when we're at school. That's the term for taking holiday from work.

    "I was off sick more in tenth grade than in the whole of the rest of my time at school."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: In tenth standard I took so many days leave that I hadn't taken before.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    We don't call it "leave" when we're at school. That's the term for taking holiday from work."
    We don't, but apparently Indians do. I asked my wife, who was born and raised in India, whether if she skipped school she would have called it "taking leave from school". She said yes.

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    Re: In tenth standard I took so many days leave that I hadn't taken before.

    Quote Originally Posted by probus View Post
    We don't, but apparently Indians do. I asked my wife, who was born and raised in India, whether if she skipped school she would have called it "taking leave from school". She said yes.
    Thank you Probus but I do not want to use Indian dialects at all.

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    Re: In tenth standard I took so many days leave that I hadn't taken before.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    We don't call it "leave" when we're at school. That's the term for taking holiday from work.

    "I was off sick more in tenth grade than in the whole of the rest of my time at school."
    Even if we were not sick we need to say "sick off"?

    Are these sentences correct now? I know you have given me a correct sentence but could you please check my sentences so that I can understand it better?

    When I was in tenth grade I was sick off for a lot of days. I missed school a lot. I didn't take extra classes as well and couldn't score good marks in the final exams.

    "I hadn't been sick off for that many days in my entire school life that I was in tenth grade."

    "In tenth standard I was sick off for so many days that I hadn't been before."

    "I missed school for so many days that I hadn't done in other classes."

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    Re: In tenth standard I took so many days leave that I hadn't taken before.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Even if we were not sick we need to say "sick off"?
    Where did I suggest you use "sick off"? Try reading responses more carefully.
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    Re: In tenth standard I took so many days leave that I hadn't taken before.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Where did I suggest you use "sick off"? Try reading responses more carefully.
    Even if we were not sick we need to say "off sick"?

    Are these sentences correct now? I know you have given me a correct sentence but could you please check my sentences so that I can understand it better?

    When I was in tenth grade I was off sick for a lot of days. I missed school a lot. I didn't take extra classes as well and couldn't score good marks in the final exams.

    "I hadn't been off sick for that many days in my entire school life that I was in tenth grade."

    "In tenth standard I was off sick for so many days that I hadn't been before."

    "I missed school for so many days that I hadn't done in other classes."

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    Re: In tenth standard I took so many days leave that I hadn't taken before.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Even if we were not sick, do we need to say "off sick"?
    ​Why would you be off school if you weren't sick?

    Are these sentences correct now? I know you have given me a correct sentence but could you please check my sentences so that I can understand it better?

    When I was in tenth grade I was off sick for a lot. of days. I missed a lot of school. a lot. I didn't take extra classes as well and couldn't didn't score get good marks in the final exams.

    "I hadn't been off sick for that many days in my entire school life that I was in tenth grade."
    I had never before been off sick for as many days as I was in tenth grade.

    "In tenth standard I was off sick for so many days that I hadn't been before."
    In tenth grade, I had more days off sick than ever before.

    "I missed school for so many days that I hadn't done in other classes."
    I can't repair this one. It doesn't make sense.
    See above.
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    Re: In tenth standard I took so many days leave that I hadn't taken before.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    ​Why would you be off school if you weren't sick?
    See above.
    some times children miss school for other reasons as well like if they are going somewhere with their parents or if somebody dies in their family then they also miss the school. I mean there can be numberous examples like these so could you please tell me that what we need to say if a kid misses school for some other reason than being sick?

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    Re: In tenth standard I took so many days leave that I hadn't taken before.

    Then they're "off school".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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