get the chop

idiom

Definition of get the chop

British, informal
: to lose one's job : be fired or laid off The employees with less experience got the chop.

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“Get the chop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20the%20chop. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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