The announcement will add to rising alarm about the safety of Westerners working and vacationing in Egypt.
He was arrested not long afterwards for drunk driving while vacationing in Florida.
I thought maybe I would spend a few weeks vacationing there.
Luckily for us, so far the bond market seems to be vacationing there as well.
vacationing “on the Vineyard,” sneers Republican consultant Mark Corallo, adopting an upper-crusty, through-the-nose accent.
Amy said that Jessie kept them so hard at work that it did not seem at all as though they were vacationing.
And their homes were admirably located for vacationing, too.
That they had come to her meetings in large numbers while vacationing in Saratoga Springs, this was important.
While my pals were vacationing I was ranching, and ranching under Old Nick is no vacation.
Harrison was vacationing and he viewed the emergency contact from Intersolar Spaceport with annoyance.
late 14c., "freedom from obligations, leisure, release" (from some activity or occupation), from Old French vacation, from Latin vacationem (nominative vacatio) "leisure, a being free from duty," noun of state from past participle stem of vacare "be empty, free, or at leisure" (see vain).
Meanings "state of being unoccupied; process of vacating" are early 15c. Meaning "formal suspension of activity" (in reference to schools, courts, etc.) is recorded from mid-15c. As the U.S. equivalent of what in Britain is called a holiday, it is attested from 1878.
1876, from vacation (n.). Related: Vacationed; vacationing.
A prison sentence: who won a 20 years' vacation in the Big House (1920+ Underworld)