10 English Expressions When Losing Your Job – Learn English Expressions for Work [Video 8]

Do you know how to about losing your job at work? Here are some idiomatic expressions to help you express yourself better in English when talking about quitting work and getting fired? Here are 10 English Expressions related to the traumatic event of losing your job and what happens afterwards. Have you ever lost a job? Watch the video and tell us about it below.

Be Fired
Lose your job

Get The Axe
Lose your job

Get The Sack
Get dismissed from your job

Walking Papers
A notice that your job has ended and you’ve been dismissed

Pink Slip        
An official notice that your services are no longer needed

Put Out To Pasture
Forced to retire or give up your position

Hang Up One’s Boots
Stop working and retire

Sever Ties      
To end a relationship

Brain Drain
The emigration of people leaving their country for better opportunities and pay

On The Dole
Receive financial assistance for being unemployed

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