IPA: sˈækt


  • having been robbed and destroyed by force and violence

Examples of "sacked" in Sentences

  • The crusaders captured and sacked the city.
  • In the aftermath of the Dublin Tribune debacle Browne was sacked as editor.
  • In the 11th century, the Danes sacked Reading and the nunnery was destroyed.
  • Blake has alleged that he was sacked from the programme after he complained about a faulty animatronic suit he had to wear as a Tombliboo character.
  • The point that Greenspan needs to be sacked is when he starts listening to the New York Times editorial page, which has given us Maureen Dowd, Paul Krugman, and Jayson Blair.
  • So, in a way, it ` s illogical to get sacked from the police for being a non-activist BNP member when another police officer might be involved in BNP activism but hasn ` t joined up.
  • Sources say the officer will appear before a police disciplinary board within months, charged with gross misconduct which carries a maximum penalty of him being sacked from the force.
  • The Bears offense trotted back out, Mr. Umenyiora again sacked Mr. Cutler on third down and this time, when the ball came loose, Giants safety Deon Grant corralled it, giving his offense the ball on the Chicago 29.
  • The reality is, as the Sunday Times points out, that not only is being sacked from a Labour Government all but impossible, if it does happen there is immediate solace available to all, regardless of competence, probity or any thing else you might care to name.
  • Others who took part in the event included Dr Ang Swee Chai, author and orthopaedic surgeon; Baroness Jenny Tonge, sacked from the Liberal Democrats front bench in 2004 after saying that she would consider becoming a suicide bomber if she was Palestinian; and Joceylyn Hurndall, the mother of peace campaigner Tim Hurndall, who died after being shot by an Israeli soldier.

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