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Example sentences from the Web for absence
His absences accumulated, and soon we more often found Daquan leaning against the wall of the corner bodega than in a desk.He Was My Favorite Student, and They Say He Killed a Baby|Brandy Zadrozny|September 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They confronted the entertainer about his inattentiveness and absences.
Crossdale soon noticed an improvement in behavior and attitude, a decrease in detentions and absences.
But as Caine tells it in the book, “We were at school and there was no reason to question [her absences] at all.”
He avoids confrontation and the limelight, but he could not suppress his dismay about the absences that inaugural day.
Gray and Ben Gunn came and went with the boat, while the rest, during their absences, piled treasure on the beach.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson|Robert Louis Stevenson
The percentage given for the Harvard seniors includes all absences whatsoever.The Teacher|George Herbert Palmer
If Hester had but known that she was supposed to be "drawing him on" by her absences!Hester, Volume 1 (of 3)|Margaret Oliphant
Gigradúhan siyag ip kay absinti, He was given an F because of his absences.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan|John U. Wolff
Kill me with one blow, but do not let me suffer as many eternities as there are minutes in every one of your absences.Juliette Drouet's Love-Letters to Victor Hugo|Louis Guimbaud
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Idioms and Phrases with absence
In addition to the idiom beginning with absence
- absence makes the heart grow fonder
- conspicuous by its absence