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    beat axe

    Hi,

    What does the bold part mean?


    ANDREY ARSHAVIN has vowed to beat Arsene Wenger's axe and stay at Arsenal next season.


    Thanks a lot

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    Re: beat axe

    I don't know what the story is. But AW manages Arsenal, and has presumably threatened to introduce or implement a ban of some sort (an 'axe') maybe something to do with nationality(). A ban is often called an 'axe', especially when there's a cut-off (!) date attached to it.

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    Re: beat axe

    I'm sorry and here is the link:

    Andrey Arshavin has vowed to stay at Arsenal | The Sun |Sport|Football

    Can you help me to explain again or see whether you are gonna add something to it, I don't understand it yet.

    And also, what does "ban" mean here? "Prohibition"?


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    Re: beat axe

    Help, please!

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    #5

    Re: beat axe

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    Help, please!
    Please be patient. You waited only six hours before bumping that. Many of the volunteer members who answer questions were in bed.

    "Wenger, under pressure because of Arsenal's failure to win a trophy since 2005, has threatened a clear-out - and Arshavin could be a target."

    There is your answer. It would have helped if you had given this information with your original question. Context is important.

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