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give the axe

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Verb give the axe has 2 senses
  1. fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate - terminate the employment of; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
    --1 is one way to remove
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
    => Somebody ----s PP
  2. give the axe, give the bounce, give the gate - terminate a relationship abruptly; "Mary gave John the axe after she saw him with another woman"
    --2 is one way to separate, part, split up, split, break, break up
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody something
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