Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk udsagnsord: give the axe

1. give the axe (om adfærd) terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe boss fired his secretary today.
The company terminated 25% of its workers.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)can, dismiss, displace, fire, force out, give notice, give the sack, sack, send away, terminate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


Mindre specifikke termerremove


Mere specifikke termerclean out, dismiss, drop, furlough, lay off, pension off, retire, send away, send packing, squeeze out


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)hire, employ, engage

2. give the axe (om ændring) terminate a relationship abruptly


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMary gave John the axe after she saw him with another woman.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)give the bounce, give the gate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody something


Mindre specifikke termerbreak, break up, part, separate, split, split up









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