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sack

verb A primarily UK colloquial verb meaning to end employment; fire.
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With her background in business administration, Bye used her time on the AFS Board and as AFS President to advocate for the management side of metalcasting within the Society.
Both Rings and The Bye Bye Man ask the question: Do you bring evil into the houses of others?
Church Street, Pontypridd, where Sergeant Robert Bye grew up, was packed with thousands of wellwishers.
BYE is a film interpretation of Mats Ek's solo piece BYE for and requested by Sylvie Guillem.
Bye's group wanted to "explore general attitudes" about PPACA-related changes, and to "assess interest in shopping for an insurance plan in the new marketplace, as well as interest in actually enrolling in a plan," Bye said, according to the written version of the presentation.
The metal cylinder and rectangular box next to Bye were only mock-ups of an electric motor and battery, but he and his executive team, which includes former Cessna President Charlie Johnson as Bye Energy's chief operating officer, say the only barrier to making an electric-hybrid propulsion system commercially applicable is battery technology--and that is evolving at about the breakneck pace that the microchip once was, Bye said.
Accountant Bye was told to serve a minimum of five years in jail before he being considered for release.
His offences came to light when Bye, who lived in Mid Wales but worked as an accountant in Reading three days a week, had to call in IT support for a problem with his laptop.
"The defendant has disturbingly expressed a view that he has nothing to lose by further exploiting young girls because his fate is sealed." Bye was arrested by Thames Valley police on January 21, 2008 but it was Dyfed-Powys Police who recovered a camera containing indecent pictures of children in his caravan and took over the investigation.
The company said that Bye Bye Standby, part of the Domia Group, offers a range of energy saving solutions able to remotely cut power to electrical devices when in standby mode.
But will "Bye Bye Berlusconi!" ever play Italian cinemas?
-- The Bye Bye Blemish skin care system from Beauty Beat Inc.