give (one) the sack

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give (one) the sack

To fire someone from a job or task. The new secretary is so rude—I need to give her the sack. I tried so hard to do a good job in Mrs. Smith's garden, but she gave me the sack anyway.
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What was Wrexham Council thinking of, to brand her actions "physical and emotional abuse" and give her the sack after years of unblemished service?
But PCT chiefs said she made a string of errors in the run-up to his death and failed to take responsibility for her failings, leaving them no option but to give her the sack.
RACHEL'S latest desperate act brings an end to her job as the Farnhams give her the sack.
It heaps yet more pressure on her boss, Transport Secretary Stephen Byers, to give her the sack.
If they are threatening to give her the sack it just shows what a hopeless public image they foster.
BROOKSIDE (S4C) Rachel's latest desperate act brings an end to her job as the Farnhams have no choice but to give her the sack.