sack up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v sack up make as a net profit "The company cleared $1 million"
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Usage

In literature:

We'd better sack him when the four weeks are up.
"Jim Spurling, Fisherman" by Albert Walter Tolman
Whilst at Bruni, we picked up several specimens of coal, and asking one of the chiefs if much could be procured, he showed us a few sacks.
"Borneo and the Indian Archipelago" by Frank S. Marryat
When Great Claus came out of church, he took up the sack, and placed it on his shoulders.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
He loaded the sack on its back and drove off up the ditch.
"Brand Blotters" by William MacLeod Raine
She called them, and promising them a handsome reward, induced them to take up the sack and to follow her.
"The Works of Theophile Gautier, Volume 5" by Theophile Gautier
McGruer at home in Coila had his fleeces thrust into a huge sack, which was held up by two stalwart Highlanders.
"Our Home in the Silver West" by Gordon Stables
He held me up about the same as he'd hold up an open wheat-sack that threatened to tumble over on his granary floor.
"The Prairie Child" by Arthur Stringer
I had helped them buy and sack and weigh their supplies, and they were ready to line up once more.
"The Trail of the Goldseekers" by Hamlin Garland
For sewing up the sacks, the planter needs a large peanut-sack needle and twine made purposely for this business.
"The Peanut Plant" by B. W. Jones
Vang Khan himself was the grandson of Mergus, who was sewed up in the sack.
"Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series" by Jacob Abbott
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In poetry:

Make it so large that, filled with sack
Up to the swelling brim,
Vast toasts on the delicious lake
Like ships at sea may swim.
"Upon His Drinking a Bowl" by Lord John Wilmot
Well--. He tacked up his k'dentials,
And got down to biz--.
Captured Johnts by cuttin' stenchils
Fer them old wheat-sacks o' his--.
"Down On Wriggle Crick" by James Whitcomb Riley
It has imagined Virgil, Helen and Cassandra;
The sack of Troy, and the weeping for Hector —
Rearing stark up 'mid all this beauty
In the thick, dull neck of Ajax.
"Talking With Soldiers" by Walter James Turner
When you look at my apron, you're readin' my brand,
Four-X, which is the sign for the best in the land:
On bottle or sack it sure stands for good luck,
So line up, you waddies, and wrangle your chuck.
"Punchin' Dough" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
Summer ends now; now, barbarous in beauty, the stooks rise
Around; up above, what wind-walks! what lovely behaviour
Of silk-sack clouds! has wilder, wilful-wavier
Meal-drift moulded ever and melted across skies?
"Hurrahing in Harvest" by Gerard Manley Hopkins
They gathered up the broken bones, and sadly in a sack,
They bore to town the last remains of Lew Lamore, the macque.
And would you hear the full details of how it all befell,
Ask Missis Riley Dooleyvitch (late Touch-the-Button Nell).
"The Ballad Of Touch-The-Button Nell" by Robert W Service

In news:

The Jets' head coach told reporters Monday that current starter Wayne Hunter is not a lock to start the regular season after he gave up 2.5 sacks in the Jets' Saturday loss to the Giants.
Despite playing primarily on passing downs last year, Irvin piled up 14 sacks, ranking second in the Bowl Subdivision to Clemson's Da'Quan Bowers.
In the latest example, Debra Jordan, a volunteer for the Mary S Roberts Pet Adoption Center, came across a tied-up sack with a Chihuahua inside.
Cox, right, and defensive line mate Cedric Thornton are hoping to rack up more sacks under Tommy Brasher.
Missouri quarterback Corbin Berkstresser ended up on his back after he was sacked by Texas A&M's Jonathan Stewart in the first quarter Saturday.
Houston, Hali pile up sacks in dismal Chiefs season.
Dallas gave up four sacks in Sunday's 16-10 win over Tampa Bay.
Recently, Jazlyn's mother Diane picked her up from school only to learn that the sack lunch that Diane had packed for little Jazlyn had been taken from her.
The Packers are near the top of the league in penalties sacks given up and they've only converted 24 TD's in 48 trips to the red zone, yet other than the undefeated Saints, they're the hottest team in the NFC.
Melton is up to 34 tackles and six sacks on the season as he continues to impress in his best year yet as a pro.
A week after quarterback Jay Cutler was sacked seven times, the Chicago Bears are changing up the offensive line.
Bengals' Atkins racking up sacks.
The last time Cowboys outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware had a full multi- sack game was Sept 23 when he picked up two sacks against Tampa Bay.
The Cardinals have given up 48 sacks , and Aldon Smith had two in the teams' game Oct 29.
Oakland Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer looks up after being sacked by Baltimore Ravens strong safety Bernard Pollard in the first half of an NFL football game in Baltimore, Sunday, Nov 11, 2012.
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In science:

We start by recalling the small-energy regularity estimates and the blow-up procedure of Sacks & Uhlenbeck in section 2.1.
Energy identity for approximations of harmonic maps from surfaces
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