which sentence is correct: "Ella and Rosy were absent in today's class." OR "Ella and Rosy were absent from today's class."


"Absent from" is more idiomatic in that context. "Absent in" occurs too, but in other contexts.

Here is a link to show the relative frequency of the two prepositions, with samples of the uses in books:

Google Ngram viewer "absent from, absent in"

  • Thanks A Lot!!!
    – Rosy
    Oct 16 '20 at 3:32

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