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Definition of Idiomatic Expressions


What does bury the hatchet mean?

Meaning of idioms with examples...

bury the hatchet

The phrase to bury the hatchet is an idiomatic expression; it means to make peace.

Another variation of this idiom is:

hang up (one's) hatchet

A hatchet refers to a small, short-handled axe for use in one hand. Getting rid of it indicates an intention to make peace.


John and Alan buried the hatchet and are now good friends.

This idiom is in the war category

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