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get the sack

Slang definitions & phrases for get the sack

get the sack

verb phrase

To be dismissed, with prejudice: If they protested, they got the sack (1825+ British)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Idioms and Phrases with get the sack

get the sack

see under get the ax
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