get the sack


: to be dismissed suddenly from a job : to get fired
She got the sack for always being late.

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Recent Examples on the Web On one sack in particular, late in the third quarter, Jones stood in the pocket for an eternity, giving Jacob Martin plenty of time to beat his blocker and get the sack. Ben Volin,, 30 Oct. 2022

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“Get the sack.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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