English Idioms & Idiomatic Expressions
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- Awe inspiring
- Something or someone that is awe inspiring amazes people in a slightly frightening but positive way.
- AWOL stands for "Absent Without Leave", or "Absent Without Official Leave". Orignially a military term, it is used when someone has gone missing without telling anyone or asking for permission.
- Axe to grind
- If you have an axe to grind with someone or about something, you have a grievance, a resentment and you want to get revenge or sort it out.
In American English, it is 'ax'.
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