bury the hatchet

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To stop fighting or arguing; to reach an agreement, or at least a truce.
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They need to calm down and bury the hatchet before someone gets hurt.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'bury the hatchet':

Bury the HatchetTo end up the war or conflicts and become friends again,
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