give (someone) the chop

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Definition of give (someone) the chop

British, informal
: to take someone's job away His boss gave him the chop.

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“Give (someone) the chop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/give%20%28someone%29%20the%20chop. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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