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  • n.解雇;炒鱿鱼;开除;床
  • v.解雇;炒鱿鱼;(尤指旧时军队等)破坏;擒杀(四分卫)
  • Web麻袋;袋子;包
Simple Present:sacks  Present Participle:sacking  Past Tense:sacked  
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n.
1.
[c]
麻布(或厚纸、塑料等)大袋a large bag with no handles, made of strong rough material or strong paper or plastic, used for storing and carrying, for example flour, coal, etc.
2.
[c]
(厚纸的)购物袋a strong paper bag for carrying shopping
3.
[c]
一满袋;一大袋东西the contents of a sack
They got through a sack of potatoes.
他们把一麻袋土豆吃完了。
two sacks of groceries
两袋食品杂货
4.
[sing]
(informal)
开除;解雇;炒鱿鱼being told by your employer that you can no longer continue working for a company, etc., usually because of sth that you have done wrong
He got the sack for swearing.
他因说脏话而被开除。
Her work was so poor that she was given the sack .
她工作干得很差,被炒了鱿鱼。
Four hundred workers face the sack.
四百名工人面临解雇的危险。
5.
[sing]
(informal)
a bed
He caught them in the sack together.
他撞见他们俩一起睡在床上。
6.
[sing]
(在攻陷的城镇中的)抢劫,劫掠the act of stealing or destroying property in a captured town
the sack of Rome
对罗马城的洗劫
v.
1.
(informal)
~ sb
解雇;炒鱿鱼to dismiss sb from a job
She was sacked for refusing to work on Sundays.
她因拒绝在星期天上班被解雇了。
2.
~ sth
(尤指旧时军队等)破坏,劫掠(of an army, etc., especially in the past) to destroy things and steal property in a town or building
Rome was sacked by the Goths in 410.
罗马在 410 年遭到哥特人的洗劫。
3.
~ sb
擒杀(四分卫)to knock down the quarterback

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