Translation of "sack" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /sæk/ us /sæk/ informal

a large, strong bag used to carry or keep things

a sack of potatoes un sacco di patate
get the sack UK informal

When someone gets the sack, they are told to leave their job.

venire licenziato
He got the sack from his last job. È stato licenziato dal suo ultimo impiego.
verb uk /sæk/ us /sæk/ UK informal also UK/US fire

to tell someone to leave their job

licenziare, dare il benservito a
He was sacked for being late. È stato licenziato per essere arrivato in ritardo.

(Translation of “sack” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)