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Sack, Sacking

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"...and Mr. Crouch! He knows she didn't do it and he's still going to sack her!"
- Hermione on elf rights (GF9)

"Or he might have been sacked!"
- this works better when the person isn't standing right behind you (CS5)

It was breakfast time, two days after the sacking of Professor Trelawney, and Parvati was curling her eyelashes around her wand and examining the effect in the back of her spoon. They were to have their first lesson with Firenze that morning.
- (OP27)

"I was sacked three days ago!" (HBP1)

"The Sacking of Severus Snape" (DH30)

Definition

To remove from a position or job; to fire someone

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