Translation of "sack" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /sæk/ us /sæk/ informal

a large, strong bag used to carry or keep things

a sack of potatoes
get the sack UK informal

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

ser demitido
He got the sack from his last job.
verb uk /sæk/ us /sæk/ UK informal also UK/US fire

to tell someone to leave their job

despedir, demitir, mandar embora
He was sacked for being late.

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