Origin of by-your-leave
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How to use by-your-leave in a sentence
“We all shook hands and my client told me to leave,” he said.
Some seventy-plus countries currently offer some paternity leave or parental leave days reserved for the father.
But outside of a few European countries and Quebec, this leave is usually two weeks or less and usually unpaid.
Certainly paid paternity leave is part of it (and in the U.S., we need paid maternity and paternity leave).
And then when businesses leave the state, they want to know why.
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
All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
As Perker said this, he looked towards the door, with an evident desire to render the leave-taking as brief as possible.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
Now for the tempering of the Gudgeons, I leave it to the judgment of the Workman; but a word or two of the polishing of it.Tintinnalogia, or, the Art of Ringing|Richard Duckworth and Fabian Stedman
We can do as we like with Hindu and Mussalman so long as we leave their respective religions untouched.The Red Year|Louis Tracy