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sack in Daily life topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsacksack1 /sæk/ ●●○ S3 noun [countable]  1 a) TADa large bag made of strong rough cloth or strong paper, used for storing or carrying flour, coal, vegetables etcsack of a sack of potatoes b) (also sackful)TM the amount that a sack can containsack of We need about a sack of rice.2 the sack3 hit the sack4 in the sack5 the sack of something
Examples from the Corpus
sackThe Kat was then bundled up in a sack by the Right to Censor and taken away.She held Janir in her arms, but loosely, like a sack of wheat about to be spilled.a sack of groceriesThe corpses are carried out on pallets, the drop cloths and sacks removed and folded for use next time.Somewhere among all these trees the Friar was in pursuit of his sack, not knowing that the sack was on Marian's shoulder.Doleman is tied for the team lead in sacks with three.The van was capacious and he decided to fill up the space with a couple of sacks of fuel.They wrapped old sacks round themselves to keep out the cold.a brown paper sackIn six games against the team, he has recorded 14 tackles, four quarterback sacks and knocked down a pass.