get the sack

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get the sack definition

and get the ax
  1. tv.
    to be dismissed from one's employment. : Poor Tom got the sack today. He's always late. , If I miss another day, I'll get the ax.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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get the sack

see under get the ax.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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