[ US /ˈsækt/ ]
[ UK /sˈækt/ ]
  1. having been robbed and destroyed by force and violence
    the raped countryside
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How To Use sacked In A Sentence

  • Even though he has in effect been sacked, he will trouser a £150,000 bonus.
  • After posting a "sunny, bright, cozy loft" on the rental marketplace, the woman, who uses the pseudonym EJ, returned to find the apartment ransacked by a renter using the name "DJ Pattrson. ABC News: Top Stories
  • The 18th century saw incessant warfare between the colonial powers, towns repeatedly sacked, and islands taken and retaken, often for use as bargaining counters at the peace.
  • At this point in the economic cycle, they are piling up like used tires: debt-sacked college kids who can't get jobs, foreclosed homeowners, failed small-business owners, pink-slipped employees, millions suddenly ejected from the middle class and now a couple Republican candidates who won't be our next president. Occupy Mitt Romney!
  • Six days later the health board announced that because of cost overruns clinical and support staff were to be sacked.
  • On a third-and-2 play, Manning was sacked for the only time, by Tim Dobbins, back at the 1, forcing Hunter Smith to punt from the end zone. Somber Colts again searching for answers, facing long winter
  • What can now be said is that the youth workers' employer has sacked the woman involved after an investigation into her conduct.
  • The quarterback was sacked on the 45 yard line, and it was first down for the other team.
  • Meanwhile, more religions are ransacked for metaphor than Joseph Campbell ever shook his shtick at.
  • The gangs sold their booty, families tried to earn money from their belongings and neighbours ransacked the homes of anyone who had not returned from prison. Times, Sunday Times
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