English version

the axe

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe axethe axeinformalLEAVE A JOB OR ORGANIZATION if someone gets the axe, they are dismissed from their job A hundred workers are facing the axe in a cost-cutting exercise. axethe axethe axeinformalGET RID OF if a plan, system, or service gets the axe, someone gets rid of it MPs know there will be cuts in public spending but do not know on which department the axe will fall. axe
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