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noun sack pronunciation in British English /sæk/
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    the sack

    British informal a situation in which the management of a company ends someones job
    get the sack: We didn’t want to risk getting the sack by going on strike.
    face the sack (=be in a situation in which it is likely that you will lose your job): Incompetent police officers will now face the sack.
    give someone the sack: He ought to be given the sack.



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