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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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Give yourself 3-8 hours' break of caffeine before hitting the sack, and keep in mind that while alcohol might make you feel drowsy, limit yourself to one glass - too much disrupts your REM cycle.
Unless, of course, they are looking for an alternative to warm milk before hitting the sack after an 18-hour day.
After dark, when the heat is bearable, Airmen play a game of basketball (right) before hitting the sack.
After setting up camp, there's time for a few beers and a chat around the campfire before hitting the sack. In the wide, flat, open country the night-sky is spectacular, but the temperature can plummet.
[USA], Nov 23 (ANI): Just opening windows and doors before hitting the sack can help you get a good night's sleep, according to a recent study.
A made bed and a clean room clear your mind and makes you feel less stressed before hitting the sack. According to a poll by the National Sleep Foundation, 62 percent of people say having a clean bedroom helps them get a good night's sleep.