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Related to ax to grind: get wind of, with bated breath
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the act of dismissing or the condition of being dismissed from employment

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Marcus' involvement with the Supreme Court brief on behalf of Jones should have been a clue that he was more than casually interested in Clinton's fate: Private sector lawyers, being busy people, are not the most likely of Supreme Court amici unless they have an ax to grind.
The wealthy crank with an ax to grind - not about access but about his pet cause.
The only people complaining are those that aren't successful or have an ax to grind.
He can just ask a friend who has a blog and a political ax to grind.
Not that anybody with a preconception or an ax to grind is going to wait until April to pass judgment on what Kobe, Mitch Kupchak and Jerry Buss did to that old gang of theirs.
Hillary's former press secretary Howard Wolfson told Morris, ``You have an ax to grind,'' and Democratic spokesman Lanny Davis began, ``Clinton haters, which your show seems to appeal to .