1 large bag
ADJ. bulging bulging sacks of toys | hessian, paper, plastic, stuff | flour, mail, potato, refuse
VERB + SACK fill They filled the sacks with potatoes. | put sth in, tie sb/sth (up) in The kittens had been tied up in a sack and thrown in the river. | empty | carry (sth in)
SACK + VERB be filled with sth, be full of sth
PREP. in a/the ~ | ~ of a sack of coal
2 the sack: dismissal from your job
VERB + SACK get She got the sack after 20 years of service. | give sb | be threatened with, face Hundreds of postal workers are facing the sack.