absent without leave
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How to use absent without leave in a sentence
“We all shook hands and my client told me to leave,” he said.
Without it, they say, the disease would surely kill her within two years.
Most often, the doctrine is invoked by minors seeking an abortion without parental consent.
The research literature, too, asks these questions, and not without reason.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Then they came up against a police patrol on mountain bicycles, which again led to more shooting, without injuries.
He held it, but it was without pressure; without recognizance of the delight with which he once grasped it.
Sol laughed out of his whiskers, with a big, loose-rolling sound, and sat on the porch without waiting to be asked.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
They are very urgent questions; our sons and daughters will have to begin to deal with them from the moment they leave college.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
She had listened—she had listened intently, looking straight out of the window and without moving.Confidence|Henry James
Without preface, he abruptly asked, what had been told him of the Duke of Wharton's behaviour the preceding night.
Other Idioms and Phrases with absent without leave
Away without permission or explanation, as in Her daughter went to the mall but got in trouble for being absent without leave. The term and its acronym, AWOL, originated in the American military during World War I for soldiers absent from duty without permission (leave). It later was transferred to civilian situations, as in John didn't just cut his Tuesday classes; he went AWOL.