Translation of "sack" - English-Traditional 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. 玉米裝在大麻袋裡。
a sack of potatoes/coal/flour 一袋馬鈴薯/煤/麵粉

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

a sack of groceries 一袋食品雜貨

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. 因爲遲到,他們開除了他。
Two workers got the sack for fighting in the warehouse. 兩名工人因爲在倉庫打架而被解僱了。

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. 西哥德人洗劫羅馬發生在西元五世紀。

sack noun (BED)

the sack [ S ] mainly US informal


It's late - I'm going to hit the sack (= go to bed). 時間不早了,我要上床睡覺了。
He came home and found Judy and Brad in the sack (= in bed) together. 回到家,他發現茱蒂和布拉德睡在同一張床上。
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. 因爲遲到,他們把她開除了。
He got sacked from his last job. 他上一份工作是被解僱的。

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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. 侵略者洗劫了他們途經的每個村莊。

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