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Clubs worker's sacked, caught breaking bottle opener (9)


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'bottle opener' is the definition.
(corkscrew is a kind of bottle opener)

'clubs worker's sacked caught breaking' is the wordplay.
'clubs' becomes 'c' (abbreviation used in card games such as bridge).
'sacked' indicates an anagram (sack can mean to plunder or destroy).
'caught' becomes 'sc' (I can't explain this - if you can you should believe this answer much more).
'breaking' indicates putting letters inside.
'worker' is an anagram of 'orkrew'.
'orkrew' going around 'sc' is 'orkscrew'.

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(Other definitions for corkscrew that I've seen before include "Bordeaux might require this?" , "convoluted course" , "This might help one who gets in the drink" , "Device used to get at red" , "handy opener" .)

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