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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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Seventy-seven goals conceded should be a sackable offence for Nigel Worthingon with a future England keeper Robert Green between the sticks.
But Mrs Simons said: 'Theft is theft, she was told it is a sackable offence and eventually admitted it, saying she was pregnant and had cravings.
Manchester United chief executive David Gill has turned the heat on Sir Alex Ferguson by insisting the long-serving Red Devils chief `is sackable'.
The survey focused on company owners, managers and other workers and rated how 'sackable' they regard various office misdemeanours.
A source called it a "whitewash", adding: "[Racism] is usually a sackable offence."
"I'm not naive enough to think the run we were on wasn't a sackable one on any CV.
Racial abuse to be considered gross s misconduct - and therefore potentially a sackable offence.
? Racial abuse to be considered gross misconduct in player and coach contracts (and therefore potentially a sackable offence).
"Traces of cannabis in the bloodstream was a sackable offence and the firm have made this clear to employees," said Mr Robinson.
Marco said: "One person did something sackable. But my wishes are not to sack Jody.
Supplementing one's income through expense claims looks very underhand; in the private sector it is a sackable offence because expenses are deemed to be what they say they are - costs incurred.
It is the appeals panel that is not seeing that as a sackable offence.