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sack

verb A primarily UK colloquial verb meaning to end employment; fire.
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My first sacking came when I was 20 -the man, probably twice my age, worked in the Daily Sport office in Manchester.
He said the sacking of a ``loyal and experienced'' social worker should concern councillors for its affect on the ``reputation of the county council for honesty and clarity''.
Syed Khurshid Shah said the sacking of employees was against the PPP's policy and that the government has regularized around 140,000 employees.