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can (someone)

To summarily dismiss or oust someone from employment; to fire someone. Management promptly canned the new accountant after his miscalculation cost the company hundreds of thousands of dollars. They'll can me if they ever find out I came into work drunk yesterday.
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can

1. n. the head. Jerry landed one on Frank’s can. Frank crumpled.
2. n. toilet. Restroom? Hell, I ain’t tired! Where’s the can?
3. n. the buttocks. (see also bucket.) The guy slipped on the ice and fell on his can.
4. n. jail. (Usually with the.) I had to spend the night in the can, but it wasn’t too bad.
5. tv. to dismiss someone from employment. The jerk canned everybody who played a part in the gag.
6. n. a car. That’s a good-looking can he’s driving.
7.  Go to cans.
8. n. a breast. (Usually objectionable. Usually plural.) Man, look at the cans on that dame!
9. n. a measurement of marijuana. (Drugs.) How much do you want for a can?

can

/could do without
To prefer not to experience or deal with: I could do without their complaints.
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Markets for the canners expanded as electric railways linked the growers and canners to cities and main railway lines.
Gadsden runs the outdoor part of the operation, helping the largely immigrant population of canners with the sorting and arranging of what can best be described as a beer, soda, and water bottle mountain.
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This city canner found children under twelve of little use and better off in school.
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Process jams and other preserves in a boiling water canner or atmospheric steam canner to achieve a 1-year shelf life and to eliminate the chance of mold.
For jam only, sterilize the washed jars too: When water in canner boils, place jars on rack, lower into water, and boil for 10 minutes.
The automatic canner, says Cask's Jamie Gordon, elevates Oskar Blues Brewery's role at the "forefront of canning micros."
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Process 30 minutes at 10 pounds pressure in pressure canner.
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