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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In desperation, she attempts to steal a money belt from one of the market traders, but when Mr Lister spots her, a scuffle breaks out - and the redhead ends up breaking the terms of her EASTENDERS However, it's when Ian then gives her the sack that Bianca really snaps.
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