What does 'Give someone the axe' mean?
If you give someone the axe, you terminate their employment or discharge them from an office or position.
('Ax' is the American spelling)
- Category: General
- Contributor: Renaud Paquette
Idioms similar to 'Give someone the axe'
- Give and take
- I don't give a pin!
- Give someone the runaround
- Give it some stick
- Give as good as you get
- Give someone stick
- I hereby give notice of my intention
- Give someone a piece of your mind
- Couldn't give two hoots
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