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sack /sæk/
  • danh từ
    • bao tải
      • a sack of flour: bao bột
    • áo sắc (một loại áo choàng của đàn bà)
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) (từ lóng) cái giường
    • to gets the sack
      • bị đuổi, bị thải, bị cách chức
    • to give somebody the sack
      • đuổi, (thải, cách chức) người nào
  • ngoại động từ
    • đóng vào bao tải
    • (thông tục) thải, cách chức
    • (thông tục) đánh bại, thắng
    • danh từ
      • sự cướp phá, sự cướp giật
      • ngoại động từ
        • cướp phá, cướp bóc, cướp giật
        • danh từ
          • (sử học) rượu vang trắng (Tây ban nha)
        Concise Dictionary
        +a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
        +an enclosed space
        +the quantity contained in a sack
        +any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)
        +a woman's full loose hiplength jacket
        +a hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees); swings easily
        +a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist
        +the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter
        +the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
        +plunder (a town) after capture
        +terminate the employment of
        +make as a net profit
        +put in a sack

        Thesaurus Dictionary
        1 pouch, bag, Scots and US dialect poke; Technical sac:
        She bought a 10-pound sack of potatoes.
        2 hit the sack. retire, turn in, go to bed or to sleep, Slang hit the hay, Brit kip (down), US sack out:
        I need my beauty sleep so I'm going to hit the sack.
        3 the sack. dismissal, discharge, firing, Colloq heave-ho, the axe, marching orders, US pink slip, bounce, Chiefly US and Canadian walking papers, Slang Brit the boot, the chop, the push:
        Ten of us got the sack when the new management took over.
        4 dismiss, discharge, fire, let go, lay off, Brit make or declare redundant, Colloq give (someone) the axe or the (old) heave-ho, give (someone) his or her marching orders, Brit give (someone) the sack, US bounce, Slang Brit give (someone) the boot or the chop or the push:
        Now that he's been sacked, Norman will be able to spend more time with the children.
        Advanced English Dictionary
        noun, verb
        + noun
        1 [C] a large bag with no handles, made of strong rough material or strong paper or plastic, used for storing and carrying, for example flour, coal, etc.
        2 [C] the contents of a sack: They got through a sack of potatoes. + (AmE) two sacks of groceries
        3 (the sack) [sing.] (informal, especially AmE) a bed: He caught them in the sack together.
        4 (usually the sack) [sing.] (formal) the act of stealing or destroying property in a captured town: the sack of Rome
        Idioms: get the sack
        give sb the sack (informal) if you get the sack or sb gives you the sack, you are told that you can no longer work for a company, etc., usually because of sth that you have done wrong
        more at HIT v.
        + verb [VN]
        1 (informal, especially BrE) to dismiss sb from a job
        Synonym: FIRE
        She was sacked for refusing to work on Sundays.
        2 (of an army, etc., especially in the past) to destroy things and steal property in a town or building: Rome was sacked by the Goths in 410.
        3 [VN] (in American football) to knock down the QUARTERBACK: The quarterback was sacked on the 45 yard line, and it was first down for the other team.
        Phrasal Verbs: sack out (AmE, informal) to go to sleep or to bed: We watched a video and sacked out on the couch.
        Collocation Dictionary

        1 large bag


        bulging sacks of toys
        | hessian, paper, plastic, stuff | flour, mail, potato, refuse

        VERB + SACK

        They filled the sacks with potatoes.
        | put sth in, tie sb/sth (up) in
        The kittens had been tied up in a sack and thrown in the river.
        | empty | carry (sth in)

        SACK + VERB

        be filled with sth, be full of sth


        in a/the ~ | ~ of
        a sack of coal

        2 the sack: dismissal from your job

        VERB + SACK

        She got the sack after 20 years of service.
        | give sb | be threatened with, face
        Hundreds of postal workers are facing the sack.

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