Definition of on or off duty in English:
Engaged (or not engaged) in one’s regular work: there were only two doctors on duty that night an off-duty police officer saw the incident the doorman had gone off duty and the lobby was unattended
More example sentences
- The few regular carers on duty tried to talk to the quartet, hoping to mollify them.
- The day my mother died the regular nurse was off duty, and a replacement came instead.
- Are the core values inherent in you in all that you do, both on duty and off duty?
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