payment made to employees who report for work and find there is no work for them to do.
afflicted with ill health or disease; ailing. affected with nausea; inclined to vomit. deeply affected with some unpleasant feeling, as of sorrow, disgust, or boredom: sick at heart; to be sick of parties. mentally, morally, or emotionally deranged, corrupt, or unsound: a sick mind; wild statements that made him seem sick. characteristic of a sick […]
call it To declare something over or done, such as to declare a medical patient dead: surgeon called it at 1700 hours To end a current task or end one’s workday: I’ve written enough definitions. I’m going to call it
call it like one sees it
on equal terms by repayment or retaliation. call it quits, to end one’s activity, especially temporarily: At 10 o’clock I decided to call it quits for the day. to abandon an effort. cry quits, to agree to end competition and consider both sides equal: It became too dark to continue play and they decided to […]