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Significado de “sack” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "sack" - Diccionario Inglés

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sacknoun

uk   /sæk/  us   /sæk/
  • sack noun (BAG)

C1 [C] a ​largebag made of ​strongcloth, ​paper, or ​plastic, used to ​storelargeamounts of something: The ​corn was ​stored in ​large sacks. a sack ofpotatoes/​coal/​flour
[C] US a ​paper or ​plasticbag used to ​carry things, ​especially things ​bought in a ​foodshop: a sack of ​groceries
  • sack noun (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.
  • sack noun (BED)

the sack [S] mainly US informal
bed: It's late - I'm going to hit the sack (= go to ​bed). He came ​home and ​found Judy and Brad in the sack (= in ​bed) together.
in the sack mainly US informal
If someone is good/​bad in the sack, they are ​sexuallyskilled/not ​sexuallyskilled.

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. He got sacked from his last ​job.

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  • sack verb [T] (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.
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Significado de "sack" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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sacknoun [C]

 us   /sæk/
  • sack noun [C] (BAG)

a ​bag, or the ​amountcontained in a ​bag: plastic sacks a sack of ​flour

sackverb [T]

 us   /sæk/
  • sack verb [T] (FOOTBALL)

(in ​football) to ​bring the other team’s ​quarterback to the ​ground before he can ​complete a ​play
  • sack verb [T] (STEAL)

to ​steal all the ​valuable things from a ​place and ​destroy it, usually during a ​war: Villages were sacked and ​burned by the raiders.
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(Definition of sack from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "sack" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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sacknoun

uk   us   /sæk/
[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.a sack of sth The men ​carry 100-pound sacks of coffee on their ​backs.
[C] US a ​strongpaper or ​plasticbag used to ​carry things ​bought in a ​foodstore: a sack of ​groceries
the sack [S] UK
HR, WORKPLACE a ​situation in which you are told by your ​employer that you must ​leave your ​job, especially because you have done something wrong: get the sack If I don't do the ​jobright, I'll get the sack.give sb the sack Her repeated unexplained ​absencesled her ​manager to give her the sack. face the sackearn sb the sack The company's ​poorsalesfiguresfinallyearned Miller the sack.

sackverb [T]

uk   us   /sæk/ UK ( US fire)
HR, WORKPLACE to make someone ​leave their ​job, especially because they have done something wrong: Walters was the first of the ​seniorstaff to be sacked by the new ​editor. Do ​shareholders have the ​right to sack the entire ​board of ​directors?
(Definition of sack from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “sack”
en coreano 부대자루…
en árabe جِوال, زَكيبة…
in Malaysian pundi, kantung…
en francés sac…
en ruso мешок…
en chino (tradicionál) 袋子, 大布袋, 麻袋…
en italiano sacco…
en turco çuval, büyük torba…
en polaco worek…
en español saco…
in Vietnamese bao tải…
en portugués saco…
in Thai กระสอบ…
en alemán der Sack…
en catalán sac…
en japonés ずだ袋, 大袋…
en chino (simplificado) 袋子, 大布袋, 麻袋…
in Indonesian karung…
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