on the chopping block

idiom

Definition of on the chopping block

informal
: likely to be fired, removed, or eliminated, etc. There were several government programs on the chopping block.

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“On the chopping block.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20chopping%20block. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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