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bury the hatchet

Definition of bury the hatchet in English:

End a quarrel or conflict and become friendly.
[in allusion to an American Indian custom]
Example sentences
  • Sounds like the hatchet has been well and truly buried - the question, though, is between whose shoulder blades?
  • It is time for the IHF and the coach to bury their hatchets and make their peace with Dhanraj Pillai.
  • That means that Dainty must find a more congenial way to bury all hatchets and bring all disputing parties to the same table; if he cannot or will not do that, his days of leadership of US cricket would seem to be numbered.
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