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Sentences with the noun Absences

15 examples:

His long absences were starting to provoke suspicion.

For 20 weeks, she wasn't tardy and had only three absences.
(Alicia Banks in Los Angeles Times - Education, )

The absences of Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan weren't discussed before the Clippers played the Miami Heat.
(Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

The DNA of extinct humans can be retrieved from sediment in caves - even in the absences of skeletal remains.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

It wasn’t long ago that the absences of Rickard Rakell and Hampus Lindholm were glaring story lines for the Ducks.
(Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

Police found out about the appalling conditions the children were living in after a school flagged up their absences.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Cheaper holidays 'don't fit the bill' as a reason for taking children out of school, the leader of the headteachers' union has said, announcing new guidance on absences.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Captain Alastair Cook refused to use the absences of James Anderson and Ben Stokes as an excuse for England's 75-run defeat in the first Investec Test at Lord's against Pakistan.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Nicola Newns, from Salford, faced jail after her son, Jacob, missed school 20 times, but was cleared of wrongdoing after it emerged his absences were due to severe asthma attacks.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Injury-ravaged Bayern Munich beat Hoffenheim -0 on Saturday, shrugging off a string of absences and their midweek Champions League defeat at Porto to close in on the Bundesliga title.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The pair are being considered for England’s two one-day matches against Ireland at Bristol and Lord’s next month because of the absences of Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The majority of these absences were made by children in primary school but a significant number also came from those of secondary school age according to statistics from the Scottish government.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny refused to blame injuries for their defeat to the Chicago Cubs in the National League Division Series and said his team had the depth in personnel to cope with the absences.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

The absences of several prominent Chengdu business executives come amid an alleged corruption scandal that may broadside the vitality of this gateway to China's rugged west and indicate a fresh front in political infighting.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Sparked by a gutsy 24-point, 14-rebound performance from Joakim Noah, the Bulls overcame the absences of Luol Deng and Kirk Hinrich and advanced to the Eastern Conference semifinals with a determined -93 victory over the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclay Center.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Other sentences

45 examples:

The teacher was worried by Tom's frequent absences from class.

Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.
(Robert Louis Stevenson)

Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler, and daughters sometimes run off with the butler.

There were a few notable absences.
(Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Unauthorised absences blamed on dietary requirements.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Grades started plummeting, and school absences piled up.
(Los Angeles Times - Education, )

There were a few noticeable absences in Sony's E3 2017 presentation.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

Injuries and absences riddle the USMNT ahead of key World Cup qualifiers next week.
(AP in USA Today - Soccer, )

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been parked for this weekend’s NASCAR race and more absences could be ahead.
(Los Angeles Times - Tennis, )

Schools in more than a dozen states across the US had to close during January due to massive flu absences.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Our monsters are high enough to fight at gyms and our Pokédexes are filling up, but there are some notable absences.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Everton are nervously awaiting results of tests that could leave Kevin Mirallas and Leon Osman facing lengthy absences.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Gary Neville has questioned the fragility of Chelsea's table-topping side when they are forced to adjust to player absences.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Researchers find a lack of science behind the 'disorder' that accounts for many absences from the workplace as winter approaches.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Staff absences for mental health problems have doubled at hospital trusts across England in the last four years, new figures show.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

West Coast pair Scott Selwood and Elliot Yeo have been recalled following lengthy injury absences for Sunday's clash with Gold Coast.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

MPs have suggested "staggering" school term dates and giving teachers more discretion on absences during a debate on the cost of holidays.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

There are fewer supply teachers across Scotland to fill gaps in the classroom rota caused by sickness, training courses and other absences.
(BBC News - Education & Family, )

Mike Rossi received a letter from his kids' school principal, saying their absences to see him run the Boston Marathon would not be excused.
(NBC Today, )

"Staggering" of school holiday dates and more freedom for schools on absences are among the suggestions from MPs at a debate on holiday costs.
(BBC News - Education & Family, )

More than 150,000 penalty notices were issued to parents for school absences last year, an increase of more than 50% on the previous academic year.
(BBC News - Education & Family, )

'Intentionally brief' middle school mentoring programs yielded better grades, fewer absences, report investigators at the conclusion of their study.
(Science Daily - News, )

Over past months, Ms Abbott’s absences from key political events, and a number of ‘car crash’ media appearances, have drawn unwelcome attention.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Greg Abbott of Texas has signed into law a measure to decriminalize unexcused absences and require school districts to put preventive measures into effect.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Director Bryan Singer has reportedly been fired from the movie “Bohemian Rhapsody” after complaints of absences and unprofessional behavior on the set.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

The number of dog attacks on postal workers in Wales drops in three years but staff absences due to related injuries cost nearly £50,000, new figures show.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The Parole Board of Canada has granted escorted absences to Kelly Ellard, who was convicted of second-degree murder in the 1997 beating death of Reena Virk.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

A council which fined parents 16 times for allowing children to be taken out of school is accused of "going soft" as unauthorised absences increase by 20% in one year.
(BBC News - Education & Family, )

The highest-profile absences are Hermes, Chanel and Louis Vuitton - the CEO of the latter, Michael Burke, once disparagingly comment to me that outlets weren't luxury.
(Alexander Fury in The Independent - Fashion, )

Despite their absences, the Celtics fought back from a 13-point fourth-quarter deficit to force overtime on Avery Bradley's triple with 4.3 seconds to go in regulation.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall were notable absences at Sandringham on Christmas Day as they were busy with their 11-month old daughter Mia Grace in Australia for work commitments.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Kayley Melissa, 25, of Pasadena, California, runs a popular YouTube channel that sees her offer beauty tips and tricks, but over the past has taken lengthy absences from her channel.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

As tech firms compete in an escalating battle for talent, some firms are targeting what they consider an undervalued source: women returning to the workforce after extended absences.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Installing alcohol-based hand sanitizer dispensers in the classrooms does not lead to reductions in the rate of school absences in children, according to new research from New Zealand.
(Science Daily - News, )

Go-Ahead's boss made conciliatory noises but tried to shift the blame onto the network, strikes and staff absences as the firm announced a 27 per cent rise in profits to £99.8million.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

EUROVIEW: For a gala which should be principally significant for a return, that of Messi to the top of the podium, the Ballon d’Or ceremony in Zurich will also be one of significant absences.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Use of clean fuels and updated pollution control measures in the school buses 25 million children ride every day could result in 14 million fewer absences from school a year, based on a new study.
(Science Daily - News, )

The International Tennis Federation have written to the Danish Olympic authorities telling them that she has failed to meet the qualifying criteria, due to absences from the country’s Fed Cup team.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Snowbirds beware: the federal government will use its planned border exit-tracking system to avoid paying hundreds of millions of dollars in social benefits now going to people who shouldn't receive them due to long absences from Canada.
(Jim Bronskill in CBC News - Business, )

Parents choosing to withdraw their children from a school trip to a mosque over fears they would witness “guns and violence” have been told by governors that any absences will not be approved, amid concerns over damage to community relations.
(The Independent - Education, )

Members of the Senate Commerce Committee chastised the commissioners of the NFL, Major League Baseball, NBA and NHL for skipping a hearing Tuesday on domestic violence in pro sports, with one saying the absences reflect a lack of focus on the issue.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Kelly Ellard says since the recent birth of her child she sees the world through different eyes but that wasn't enough to convince one Parole Board of Canada member that the convicted killer should be granted escorted temporary absences from prison.
(Belle Puri in CBC News - Canada, )

The former Torquay United, Cambridge United and Leyton Orient manager could have fostered the belief that his two enforced absences from work were just due to a "virus" or a "stress-related illness", the phrases peddled by his advisers and employers.
(The Independent - Football, )

It is one of the things that sets soccer apart from other American sports: Players consider it a high honor to play for the U.S. national team, and their club teams are happy to support their frequent absences, but sometimes important players are lost to injury in the process.
(The Denver Post - Sports, )

Analyzing extensive data on ventilation rates collected from more than 150 classrooms in California over two years, the researchers found that bringing classroom ventilation rates up to the state-mandated standard may reduce student absences due to illness by approximately 3.4 percent.
(Science Daily - News, )

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