Sack in a sentence as a noun

Google isn't their employer and can't sack them.

It's not like you'd come to me with shoes and I'd hand over a sack of potatoes.

It's like claiming a sack trolley is better than a pallet truck because it can go down stairs

Inside the box, there's a backpack-style sack which makes the mattress easier to carry.

Great sack, your team just won the championship, and the girls went wild about your heroic accomplishments.

If you do that as a mere tenure-track professor, I'd figure the university would think you're too high risk and sack you.

I'd take it one step further and one step back:Identify the perpetrators but don't sack them immediately.

Sack in a sentence as a verb

2 months is old?Key node members fighting amongst themselves is pointless news?Or how about Joyent saying they would sack Ben even though he didn't work for them?

The tech industry needs to sack up and realize that their business interests are at stake, and put some serious money in PACs behind the whole effort.

And so they fell into a great depression.+ I'm tempted to say it was three, and give the youngest a cat, a pair of boots, and a sack; but that's really another story.

"This coffee falls into your stomach, which, as you know from Brillat-Savarin, is a sack whose velvety interior is lined with tapestries of suckers and papillae.

Yeah, I'll take with a large sack of salt anything written by someone peddling a book on how to attract women, especially when there are no provided links to any supporting evidence despite their claims of "the science says x".

The coffee finds nothing else in the sack, and so it attacks these delicate and voluptuous linings; it acts like a food and demands digestive juices; it wrings and twists the stomach for these juices, appealing as a pythoness appeals to her god; it brutalizes these beautiful stomach linings as a wagon master abuses ponies; the plexus becomes inflamed; sparks shoot all the way up to the brain.

Sack definitions


a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases

See also: poke


an enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air"

See also: pouch pocket


the quantity contained in a sack

See also: sackful


any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)


a woman's full loose hiplength jacket

See also: sacque


a hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees); swings easily

See also: hammock


a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist

See also: chemise shift


the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter; "the sack of Rome"


the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

See also: dismissal dismission discharge firing liberation release sacking


plunder (a town) after capture; "the barbarians sacked Rome"

See also: plunder


terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"


make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"

See also: clear


put in a sack; "The grocer sacked the onions"