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Sentences with the noun Absences

6 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, )

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, )

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 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, )

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21 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.

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

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

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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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