On vacation. Often it seems that the whole world is on holiday as you drive in heavy traffic. (Cherokee County Herald, December 15, 1998)/Apparently Art Conn has been on holiday while the rest of the cast, Jeff Wellington and Susan DeJesus, were rehearsing.(Clarksville [Miss.] Leaf Chronicle, January 28, 2011. Google Ngram.
AbbreviationsOED=Oxford English Dictionary AmE=American English BrE=British English
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