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sack

verb A primarily UK colloquial verb meaning to end employment; fire.
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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.
MUCH has been made in the media of the claim by Manchester United chief executive David Gill that Sir Alex Ferguson is sackable.
However, office pilfering is a sackable offence with many employers now keeping a check on stationery and post.
GETTING high at work would be a sackable offence for most people but for these workers it is a necessity.
I don't think there has ever been a manager at all who hasn't been sackable.
The Blue Toon boss said: "The first-half performance was sackable, I'd say.
THE Professional Footballers Association want to make racist abuse on the field a sackable offence next season.
Gossip in the workplace may be salacious and sometimes downright nasty but is not necessarily a sackable offence - in the UK at least - according to employment lawyer Tom Long in the Birmingham office of DLA Piper.
Gossip in the workplace may be salacious and sometimes nasty but is not necessarily a sackable offence in the UK, according to employment lawyer Tom Long in the Birmingham office of global law firm DLA Piper.
When dealing with crimes, this can be very serious and is a sackable offence.
He said, "For various reasons I was the most sackable of the three leaves on the tree.
It was pointed out to Ancelotti that simply bringing a weapon to work is a sackable offence in many jobs, never mind brandishing it.