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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

To Get Canned

Idiom: to get canned

Example 1:

Tom: Guess what!

Steve: What?

Tom: John got canned this morning!

Steve: Really? What happened?

Tom: He got caught stealing from the company.

Example 2:

Sarah: Look! Chrissy is late again! This time an hour late.

Joyce: The boss has already warned her like 3 times.

Sarah: Yeah, I bet she's going to get canned this time.

Joyce: If she does, it's her own fault.

Meaning: "to get canned" means to be fired from your job.

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