Out of the sack

Out of the sack
(get up) from bed

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • out of the sack — Australian Slang (get up) from bed …   English dialects glossary

  • To give the sack to — Sack Sack, n. [OE. sak, sek, AS. sacc, s[ae]cc, L. saccus, Gr. sa kkos from Heb. sak; cf. F. sac, from the Latin. Cf. {Sac}, {Satchel}, {Sack} to plunder.] 1. A bag for holding and carrying goods of any kind; a receptacle made of some kind of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To hit the sack — Sack Sack, n. [OE. sak, sek, AS. sacc, s[ae]cc, L. saccus, Gr. sa kkos from Heb. sak; cf. F. sac, from the Latin. Cf. {Sac}, {Satchel}, {Sack} to plunder.] 1. A bag for holding and carrying goods of any kind; a receptacle made of some kind of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To give the sack — Give Give (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • get the sack — Sack Sack, n. [OE. sak, sek, AS. sacc, s[ae]cc, L. saccus, Gr. sa kkos from Heb. sak; cf. F. sac, from the Latin. Cf. {Sac}, {Satchel}, {Sack} to plunder.] 1. A bag for holding and carrying goods of any kind; a receptacle made of some kind of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hit the sack — verb prepare for sleep I usually turn in at midnight He goes to bed at the crack of dawn • Syn: ↑go to bed, ↑turn in, ↑bed, ↑crawl in, ↑kip down, ↑hit the hay, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit\ the\ sack — • hit the hay • hit the sack v. phr. slang To go to bed. The men hit the hay early, in order to be out hunting at dawn. Louis was so tired that he hit the sack soon after supper …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hit the sack — verb To go to bed. K.P. Arches Like a housewife who spends a day on the range, a soldier gets tired feet and is eager to hit the sack. Syn: hit the hay, turn into a pumpkin See Also: sack out …   Wiktionary

  • get the sack — to be told to leave your job. He got the sack when they found out that he d lied about his qualifications …   New idioms dictionary

  • Sack — 1. Alte Säcke brauchen viel Flecke. – Winckler, IX, 57. 2. Alte Säcke näht man nicht mit Seide. – Eiselein, 538. 3. An einem neuen Sacke bleibt das Mehl hängen. Holl.: Aan nieuwe zakken blijft het meel hangen. (Harrebomée, II, 487b.) 4. An einem… …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

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