Don’t you mean you are away overseas?


During the colonial era the word outstation was used to describe the British who were colonizing places such as Singapore and Malaysia. They were away from their native country (outstation).


However this word has remained in Singapore and Malaysia and is used to describe people who are out of town, or away overseas.

If used in Britain, people will think you are going off to a station in a remote or sparsely populated location.

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