for the chop

idiom

Definition of for the chop

British, informal
used to say that someone is going to lose a job or that something is being stopped or canceled or eliminatedMore than 100 jobs are for the chop.social programs that are for the chop

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“For the chop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20the%20chop. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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