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Significado de “have an axe to grind” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "have an axe to grind" - Diccionario Inglés

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have an axe to grind

to have a ​strongpersonalopinion about something that you ​wantpeople to ​accept and that is the ​reason why you do something: Environmentalists have no ​political axe to ​grind - they just ​want to ​save the ​planet.
(Definition of have an axe to grind from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “have an axe to grind”
en chino (simplificado) 想说服别人, 想争个对错…
en chino (tradicionál) 想說服別人, 想爭個對錯…
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