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Sack

Predominately British; to terminate a person, especially with cause. For example, an employee caught stealing may be sacked, meaning he will no longer be employed at the company. The term is equivalent to firing.
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His grasp of reality is right up there with Tara Palmer-Tompkinson's, but that's not a sackable offence.
They are already very low in self-esteem and confidence, and to make an example out of a victim of bullying should be a sackable offence.
The railways have a zero-tolerance of alcohol and drinking on the job is a sackable offence.
The team is - in my opinion - in the same position as it was when he took over six years ago, and for me that's a sackable offence.
He may also have had other grounds for his actions,as the company was notorious for the strict rules it imposed on employees, with smoking in the toilet and stealing biscuits deemed sackable offences.
Talking to the enemy is a sackable offence we were told.
Sky's Ian Darke suggested judge Dalby Shirley's three-round verdict was "a sackable offence" and, considering the
Crazy comments issued by a football manager are deemed a sackable offence, while the husband of the Head of State can prattle on gloriously unrestrained.
Mr Woodward, who retired in 1998, said failing to deliver mail was a sackable offence when he worked for Royal Mail.
Some employers have even tried to make having a cigarette at home a sackable offence,' said Ms Hobson.
Nobody would say whether selling contraband cigarettes or alcohol was a sackable offence and it is not known whether HM Customs and Excise have been brought in.
Is it morally wrong or a sackable offence for Tony Blair to use public funds to feed Geri Halliwell's face?