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sack

verb A primarily UK colloquial verb meaning to end employment; fire.
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A SACKFUL of Santas are set for a Christmas workout when they take part in a festive fundraiser this weekend.
If both the big matches today end in a 1-1 draw then we'll be paying out a sackful of cash.
Wednesday's generouslyprogrammed Opera Gala Night is a case in point, with a sackful of goodies which might lead the punters to discover the joys of an entire evening in the lyric theatre devoted to a single masterpiece.
Youngsters at seven Northumberland primary schools watched in amazement as Santa dropped out of the clouds in a bright yellow Sea King helicopter to deliver a sackful of festive gifts.
Alan Pugh, 53, claims his back was injured lugging around a sackful of journals posted by academic George Chryssides and he has lost pounds 286 in wages while off sick.
A large sackful had been put through the machine only minutes earlier at Peter's Fish and Chicken Bar, in Carnwadric Road, Glasgow.
When Santa drops in on the Haven Hills shelter in the Valley, he'll bring a sackful of wooden jigsaw puzzles, boats and rocking horses.
Oldham Athletic Res 0 Tranmere Rovers Reserves 2: Oldham goalkeeper Liam Jacob made a series of fine saves to preent a strong Tranmere second string helping themselves to a sackful of goals in the Central League fixture at Chapel Road.
I received a sackful of letters from members of the Tangerine Army when I left.
FUN RUN: Left, pupils go for it in a sprint Pictures by PETER REIMANN GOOD SPORTS: The children of Pentland Primary throw themselves into the events, left, right and above HERE WE GO: Left, above and above right, the pupils of Pentland Primary School get active LEAP: Sports day in full swing, above and right SACKFUL OF FUN: Children get ready for the sack race
Winners in 10 of their 12 starts, Gap are level on points with main rivals Rhyl with both a game in hand and a superior goal difference, so they will be pushing hard to belatedly fill their Christmas stocking with another sackful of goals.
The Highlanders took the competition by storm this season and are left with a sackful of good memories.