To bury the hatchet
To bury the hatchet = to resolve a problem and make peace
Bury = to dig a hole in the ground, place something in it and fill it back up with earth
Hatchet = a small tool used for cutting down small trees.
- After fighting for 3 weeks, they finally were able to bury the hatchet and be friends again.
- We decided to bury the hatchet and move on. We get on really well now.
Have you ever had an argument with a friend but decided to bury the hatchet?