I'd like to have three days off.
I'm afraid I can't come to work today.
Can I take next Tuesday off?
I will miss two days next week.
Would it be possible if I take next Friday off?
How do I request time off for a one-week vacation?
I wonder if it is possible for me to come in a bit late tomorrow?
I'm not feeling well.
I'm feeling a bit under weather.
I came down with a fever/cold/the flue.
I feel sick.
I have a bad cold.
I have a high fever.
I have a stomachache.
I have a splitting headache.
I have a sore throat.
I have a bad toothache.
I can't stop coughing.
I have some personal business that I need to take care of.
I got some family issues that I need to take a day off.
I have a doctor's appointment.
I have to go to my son's school tomorrow.
I need to attend a wedding next Friday.
I need tomorrow off to attend a funeral.
Could you cover for me on Friday?
Can you finish it instead of me?
Would it be possible if I switched my Tuesday shift for your Friday shift?