Translation of "sack" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /sæk/ us /sæk/

sack noun (BAG)

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

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

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

a sack of groceries 一袋食品杂货

sack noun (JOB)

the sack

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

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。

sack noun (ATTACK)

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

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。

sack noun (BED)

the sack [ S ] mainly US informal


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.


sackverb [ T ]

uk /sæk/ us /sæk/

sack verb [ T ] (JOB)

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

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。

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sack verb [ T ] (ATTACK)

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

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)