Sack

What is Sack ?

Sack is (noun) 1. a large bag made of strong cloth or paper, used for carrying heavy things He hurt his back lifting up the sack of potatoes. 2. to get or to be given the sack to be dismissed from a job (informal.) You’ll get the sack if you talk to people like that. 3. the complete destruction of a town the sack of Rome by the barbarians 4. a bed to hit the sack to go to bed Come on – it’s time to hit the sack.(verb) 1. to dismiss someone from a job He was sacked be- cause he was always late for work. 2. to de- stroy a town completely The town was captured and sacked by the barbarians.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level