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sack

verb A primarily UK colloquial verb meaning to end employment; fire.
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after in the it It should be a sackable offence if United retained Fellaini and agreed to discard Pogba and Martial Samuel Luckhurst
Manager Neil Lennon said two years ago that any racist outburst would be a "sackable offence".
4 from 9 isn't good enough, 5/6 wins in 10 months is sackable form.
The worst criticism you could level at him is that he has been a serial hyppcrite, but hypocrisy isn't necessarily a sackable offence.
The Professional Footballers' Association wants tougher penalties for racist abuse, including making it potentially a sackable offence and culprits being ordered to attend awareness programmes as well as adopting ideas from the USA.
The Professional Footballers' Association chief executive says the union wants tougher penalties for racist abuse including making it potentially a sackable offence, culprits ordered to attend awareness programmes and a form of the 'Rooney rule' to boost the number of black coaches and managers.
The first thing my brother said to me tonight was 'do you know the offside rule'?" Debra Kiernan, 49, a driving instructor from Erdington, added: "I believe he shouldn't have said the comments about the lineswoman but it's not a sackable offence.
But later, having learned the baroness had employed an illegal worker as a housekeeper by accident rather than with any malicious intention, he decided it was not a sackable offence.
He is facing allegations that he committed gross misconduct - a sackable offence - by handing council papers to two leading opposition councillors.
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.
A LYING on your CV is a sackable offence but if you come clean now then you might be able to convince your employers to keep you on.
Neither, after being stung earlier this year after stating everyone at United was 'sackable', was he willing to comment on the manager's future as he moves on to a one-year rolling contract