Do someone else's work

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Do someone else's work

Post by Stevenloan » Thu Aug 23, 2018 5:08 am

Hi everybody! What verbs do you use to mean that "do someone else's work for a short time because they're currently ill"?

Your answers will be greatly appreciated.

StevenLoan
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Re: Do someone else's work

Post by tony h » Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:10 pm

"to fill in for John" is the first to come to mind.

"take on John's work"

"deputise for John"
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Re: Do someone else's work

Post by BonnieL » Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:17 pm

Cover for John.
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Re: Do someone else's work

Post by Erik_Kowal » Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:58 pm

Substitute [or sub] for John.
Stand in for John.
Do maternity cover for John.
Provide sickness cover for John.
Take on John's tasks while he's off sick.
Keep John's seat warm while he's recuperating.
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Re: Do someone else's work

Post by trolley » Fri Aug 24, 2018 4:20 am

Thanks everyone. I'm truly humbled by all your help and support. I may never have to do anything for myself again.
John
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Re: Do someone else's work

Post by Erik_Kowal » Fri Aug 24, 2018 5:27 am

Just let me know the next time you need maternity cover, John. I'll be happy to stand in for you any time. :lol:
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Re: Do someone else's work

Post by trolley » Fri Aug 24, 2018 6:21 pm

:shock:
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Re: Do someone else's work

Post by Stevenloan » Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:39 pm

tony h, BonnieL, Erik and trolley: Thanks guys very much for your input.
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