English version

the sack of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe sack of somethingthe sack of somethingformal a situation in which an army goes through a place, destroying or stealing things and attacking people the sack of Rome in 1527 sack
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the sack of somethingMany flooded on to the market after the Sack of Constantinople in 1204.Very little of it relates to the north and north-east, although Salvian does describe the sack of Trier.He eased down the sack of fuel, put the box beside it, and felt for his key.Apart from the sacks of feed and the table and scales, the room held four large cages.In the summer dawn he ran in the hollow ways where his great grandfather had humped the sacks of corn.Nothing but sickness and dung remained in the sack of my torso.By 10am the organisers are at the start, where the sacks of coal are delivered by lorry.
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