take (some time) off
Definition: not go to work for a period of time.
(this phrasal verb has more than one meaning)
E.g.1: He has taken the day off because he has to go to the hospital
E.g.2: He took 2 weeks off and flew to Spain for a relaxing holiday on the beach.
This phrasal verb can be separated. (E.g. 1 and 2)