sacking

[ UK /sˈækɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈsækɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
  2. coarse fabric used for bags or sacks
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How To Use sacking In A Sentence

  • The latest crisis in West Indies cricket and the unceremonious sacking of the best WI talent is the ultimate insult to West Indians.
  • And the idea of the wind chimes, oiled, wrapped and protected in rolls of aromatic hessian sacking, lying up in the dark of the garage loft against some future need, is pleasing enough.
  • Did you know that sacking-like scratchy large-weave fabric with vaguely hairy fibres, the stuff they put on display screens and trendy flower arrangements, is called Hessian?
  • He was wearing a very smooth line in Italian sacking and all that soot wouldn't be doing it any good at all but he didn't seem to care. The Satan Bug
  • The troubled star's sacking from the hit TV show "Two and a Half Men" Monday came after the 45-year-old hurled himself into what Warner Brothers called his "self-inflicted disintegration" over the past two weeks. Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion
  • He believes that by scaring a horse, such as sacking them out incorrectly, snubbing, or tying a scary object to the saddle to where the horse has no means of escape will lead to a nervous or spooky horse.
  • Last year the sacking of a union rep at the hospital sparked an unofficial walkout by porters.
  • He drew his rifle from its sacking cover.
  • The sacking was for unspecified professional misconduct after an independent investigation into allegations that he had an affair with a patient.
  • Livia settled all things for the succession of her son Tiberius, by continual giving out, that her husband Augustus was upon recovery and amendment, and it is an usual thing with the pashas, to conceal the death of the Great Turk from the janizaries and men of war, to save the sacking of The Essays
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