English Idioms The Weekly Idiom: To have an axe to grind
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The Weekly Idiom: To have an axe to grind E-mail
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Definition:

To be angry with someone and confront him or her

Example Dialogue:

A: I have an axe to grind with you.
B: Really, why?
A: You and your friends left food out all over the apartment, and it is really starting to smell.

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Comments
7 years, 4 months ago by syamala # 1157
it not only made me to realise not to do such things but also infermative
6 years, 12 months ago by sinthu # 1192
how to check?our pronunciation is correct or not?
6 years, 9 months ago by Renu # 1207
I am totally disturbed with his lies. I have an axe to grind with him until I get to know the truth behind it.

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