get the sack

get the sack
(to be sacked: I'll get the sack if I arrive at the office late!) dostat vyhazov

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  • get the sack — Sack Sack, n. [OE. sak, sek, AS. sacc, s[ae]cc, L. saccus, Gr. sa kkos from Heb. sak; cf. F. sac, from the Latin. Cf. {Sac}, {Satchel}, {Sack} to plunder.] 1. A bag for holding and carrying goods of any kind; a receptacle made of some kind of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • get the sack — be fired or dismissed from work I told him that if he doesn t change his work habits he will get the sack from his job …   Idioms and examples

  • get the sack — verb To be dismissed from employment. Syn: get sacked, get the chop, get the boot, get the elbow, get the ax, get the axe See Also: give the sack, sack, hit the sack …   Wiktionary

  • get the sack — {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. To be fired or dismissed from work. * /John got the sack at the factory last week./ 2. To be told by one s lover that the relationship is over. * /Joanna gave Sam the sack./ See: GET THE AX and GET THE BOUNCE(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get the sack — {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. To be fired or dismissed from work. * /John got the sack at the factory last week./ 2. To be told by one s lover that the relationship is over. * /Joanna gave Sam the sack./ See: GET THE AX and GET THE BOUNCE(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ the\ sack — v. phr. slang 1. To be fired or dismissed from work. John got the sack at the factory last week. 2. To be told by one s lover that the relationship is over. Joanna gave Sam the sack. See: get the axe and get the bounce(2) …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get the sack — AND get the ax tv. to be dismissed from one’s employment. □ Poor Tom got the sack today. He’s always late. □ I was afraid that Sally was going to get the ax …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • get the sack —    If someone gets the sack, they lose their job, usually because they have done something wrong.     Charlie got the sack when his boss caught him stealing …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • get the sack — to be told to leave your job. He got the sack when they found out that he d lied about his qualifications …   New idioms dictionary

  • get the sack — Meaning To be dismissed from a job. Origin From the days when tradesmen owned their tools and, when dismissed from their job, took them with them in a bag or sack …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • get the sack — be fired from a job, be discharged …   English contemporary dictionary

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