Idiom: 'Axe to grind'

What does 'Axe to grind' mean?

Meaning: 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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Country: International English | Subject Area: War, weapons and conflict | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used

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