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Hi

I have just learned an idiom which is "to get the sack". It means that you get fired or dismissed.

I just want to know is I can say this way: "Mirna made me get my sack" in order to say : I was fired

is that correct?
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my guess for your information:

You can say "I was sacked by Mirna" or "I was fired/discharged"

Emotion: smile
What about : She sacked me? (active voice)

Does it sound weird or not?
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Re your previous question, it is always the sack, never a sack, my sack, her sack, etc etc.

And yes, sack is also used as a verb, so 'she sacked me' is fine.
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"She made me get the sack" and "She sacked me" both are fine, aren't they?
I don't think they are the same - and the first one sounds really odd.

If something SHE did caused YOU to get fired (she was late on the report, but you got blamed), I'd say "Her action led to my getting sacked" or "She caused me to get the sack."

If she was the employer, and you were the employee, and she was the one who fired you, then "She sacked me" is correct.

I could be wrong, but I think "sacked" is a more BrE expression? In the U.S., we'd probably say "got canned." (Note: you don't GET THE CAN, you just get canned.)
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Hi,

I believe I've often seen 'sack' used as an active, transitive verb in US writing. eg this, from an American source: Bush said Annan was doing an "excellent job" as U.N. chief and endorsed him for another term as U.N. boss. The president should have sacked him.

Best wishes, Clive
Grammar Greek whay do you mean by BrE expression?

I understood the rest of your explanation.
British English? (versus American English). I guess GG meant that particular expression was more used in the United Kingdom than in the United States of America (USA).
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