Translation of "sack" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

sack

noun uk /sæk/ us /sæk/
BAG 袋子

C1 [ C ] a large bag made of strong cloth, paper, or plastic, used to store large amounts of something

大布袋;麻袋;大纸袋;大塑料袋
The corn was stored in large sacks. 玉米装在大麻袋里。
a sack of potatoes/coal/flour 一袋马铃薯/煤/面粉
→ See also haversack , knapsack , rucksack

[ C ] US a paper or plastic bag used to carry things, especially things bought in a food shop

食品购物袋
a sack of groceries 一袋食品杂货
JOB 解雇
the sack

B2 [ S ] UK a situation in which someone is removed from their job

开除,解雇
They gave him the sack for being late. 因为迟到,他们开除了他。
Two workers got the sack for fighting in the warehouse. 两名工人因为在仓库打架而被解雇了。
ATTACK 盗窃

[ S ] an attack on a building or town in which a lot of destruction is caused and many valuable things are stolen

(通常指在战争中)洗劫,劫掠
The sack of Rome by the Visigoths occurred in the fifth century. 西哥特人洗劫罗马发生在公元5世纪。
IN AMERICAN FOOTBALL

in American football, an attack on the quarterback that prevents him from throwing the ball:

The Colts have allowed only six sacks this season.
BED
the sack [ S ] mainly US informal

bed

It's late - I'm going to hit the sack (= go to bed). 时间不早了,我要上床睡觉了。
He came home and found Judy and Brad in the sack (= in bed) together. 回到家,他发现朱迪和布拉德睡在一张床上。
in the sack mainly US informal

If someone is good/bad in the sack, they are sexually skilled/not sexually skilled.

床上功夫(好或差)
verb [ T ] uk /sæk/ us /sæk/
JOB 解雇

B2 mainly UK US usually fire to remove someone from a job, usually because they have done something wrong or badly, or sometimes as a way of saving the cost of employing them

解雇,开除
They sacked her for being late. 因为迟到,他们把她开除了。
He got sacked from his last job. 他上一份工作是被解雇的。
IN AMERICAN FOOTBALL

in American football, to attack the quarterback in order to prevent him from throwing the ball:

The quarterback was sacked only once and completed 16 out of 23 passes.
ATTACK 盗窃

to attack a building or town, causing a lot of destruction and stealing many valuable things

(通常指在战争中)洗劫,劫掠
The invaders sacked every village they passed on their route. 侵略者洗劫了他们途经的每个村庄。

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(Translation of “sack” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)