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To Get Canned

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
” means to be fired from your

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