a day that an employee chooses to take off from work for personal reasons: I took a personal day to attend my sister's graduation.
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How to use personal day in a sentence
In any other line of work, you would be forgiven for taking a personal day here and there, so long as it’s not habitual.
They don’t keep track of personal days, and as long as your work gets done, they don’t care if you’re in office or at home.