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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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We received the usual sackful of suggestions as to what they were discussing, the pick of which came from KEN WILKINSON, Wingfield Road, Bilton Hall Estate, Hull: "So, Joe, when did the club decide the Christmas pantomime would last all season long?
Three Scandinavian sleighs pulled by seven reindeer will take Santa and a sackful of presents through the city centre.
One of the family's most treasured memories of Peter is when just a few years ago he dressed up as Father Christmas with a sackful of presents for everyone - this made all the family laugh as "you really didn't know what you would get".
Football snobs seem to think you have to have a sackful of magic tricks before you can be considered for the Three Lions shirt.
This year they are bringing over a sackful of goodies for the children to unwrap on Christmas Day.
I was sweeping up leaves the other day and collected a sackful, but there were still one or two left, and those are the ones people will notice
We've arranged with Santa to make a very special delivery of a sackful of the top ten Christmas toys.
The Celtic keeper gifted Kilmarnock their goal yesterday and emerged from a UEFA Cup rollercoaster ride against FC Kosice with two clean sheets after a sackful of stunning saves and two high-profile errors as the Hoops edged through 1-0 on aggregate.
Issued since 1921 they have even attained the status of collectors' items, though how much anyone would pack for a sackful of the things is a moot point.
He may be only 3ft 6ins tall but that has not stopped him conquering the world of sport - bagging a sackful of gold, silver and bronze medals from the Dwarf Association UK Sports National Games.
5 years ago A HORRIFIED mum-of-two came under suspicion when builders found a sackful of bones and skulls at her Norton home - but 35-year-old mum Vicky Ferguson was soon off the hook when forensic experts revealed her house was sitting on an ancient Saxon burial ground.
JENSON BUTTON has received a sackful of awards over the past 24 hours following on from his success of becoming F1 world champion.