There are 2 translations of sack in Spanish:

sack1

Pronunciation: /sæk/

n

  • 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (large bag) saco (m), costal (m)
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    • Each one, after scrutiny, found something of value to add to his sack: paper, plastic bags, bits of cardboard.
    • We had our bikes, our waterproofs and our special thick plastic newspaper sacks to keep the newsprint nice and dry.
    • The changes will mean residents placing their rubbish in a suitable container or into strong plastic sacks.
    1.2 (paper bag) (American English/inglés norteamericano) bolsa (feminine) (de papel)
  • 2 (dismissal) [colloquial/familiar] to give sb the sack echar a algn (del trabajo), botar a algn (del trabajo) (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar] they all got the sack los echaron a todos, los botaron a todos (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar]
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    • Rowena Henson was soon given the sack over another matter.
    • The majority of workers have now received the early retirement package and wage arrears with the exception of eight who were, instead, given the sack.
    • I got the sack from Woolworth's for fighting with the under-manager in the stock room, and then went back to the youth employment officer.
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    • Oh, and I bet you I am SO much better in the sack than her.
    • It wasn't like she was trying to get us all in the sack.
    • I was doing him a favor, really, if you think about it - him and any girl unfortunate enough to end up in the sack with him in the future.
  • 4 (pillage) the sack of Rome el saqueo de Roma the town was put to the sack saquearon la ciudad
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    • The statue must have been damaged during the sack of the city by the Franks in 355 AD.
    • The armor is engraved with scenes of Roman days to come: Romulus and Remus, the founding of the republic, the sack of the city by Gauls.
    • Strabo does not, however, explicitly refer to the sack of the city of Old Pleuron.
  • 5 [Sport/Deporte] (in baseball) almohadilla (f), base (f)
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    • If they finish the year first in pilfered sacks, it would be the first time since 1938 that the Bronx Bombers led in this category.
    • He started out as a pitcher as many ballplayers do but quickly was moved over to the first sack.
    • Say, for instance, the underhand toss the hurler sent toward the behind (aka catcher) went to the spot you'd indicated and you walloped a shot to the second sack man.
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    • Last year, Babin recorded 15 sacks and 33 tackles behind the line of scrimmage.
    • Joseph has racked up 16 sacks and 34 quarterback hurries since moving to tackle.
    • In 1982, the NFL finally cried uncle and recognized the quarterback sack as an individual statistic.

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There are 2 translations of sack in Spanish:

sack2

vt

  • 2 (destroy) [town/city] saquear
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    • Then, an army of warriors and men dressed in black cowls came from the direction of Plunder castle and sacked the town.
    • Devastating or plundering land without sacking a city was a regular tactic at the time and one that, as long as people had a secure place of retreat, was not particularly fearsome.
    • Commanding 36 ships and 2000 fellow buccaneers, Morgan sacked the town and left his men to the burning and looting.

Phrasal verbs

sack out

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (American English/inglés norteamericano)
[colloquial/familiar] irse* al catre or al sobre or (in Spain also/en España también) a la piltra [colloquial/familiar], acostarse*

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