have someone's guts for garters

have someone's guts for garters
have someone's guts for garters informal, humorous used as a threat of punishment.
Main Entry: gut

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  • have someone's guts for garters — have someone’s guts for garters british old fashioned phrase used for saying that you will punish someone severely for something they have done Thesaurus: to punish someonesynonym punishment of being legally killedhyponym Main entry: guts …   Useful english dictionary

  • have someone's guts for garters Brit. — have someone s guts for garters Brit. humorous used as a threat of punishment. → gut …   English new terms dictionary

  • have someone's guts for garters — verb To reprimand severely. If you go out and play and get your clothes dirty, Ill have your guts for garters! …   Wiktionary

  • have someone's guts for garters — British old fashioned used for saying that you will punish someone severely for something they have done …   English dictionary

  • have your guts for garters — have (your) guts for garters British, informal if you say that you will have someone s guts for garters, you mean that you intend to punish them very severely. If I catch you smoking again I ll have your guts for garters …   New idioms dictionary

  • have guts for garters — have (your) guts for garters British, informal if you say that you will have someone s guts for garters, you mean that you intend to punish them very severely. If I catch you smoking again I ll have your guts for garters …   New idioms dictionary

  • guts — /gʌts / (say guts) Colloquial –plural noun (often construed as singular) 1. the bowels or entrails. 2. the stomach or abdomen. 3. courage; stamina; endurance: to have guts. 4. essential information: the guts of the matter. 5. essential parts or… …  

  • guts */ — UK [ɡʌts] / US noun [plural] informal 1) the quality of being brave and determined That s what you need to be a referee – guts. have the guts to do something: She had the guts to go for what she wanted. it takes guts to do something: It takes a… …   English dictionary

  • gut — ► NOUN 1) the stomach or belly. 2) Medicine & Biology the intestine. 3) (guts) entrails that have been removed or exposed. 4) (guts) the internal parts or essence of something. 5) (guts) informal courage and determina …   English terms dictionary

  • gut — noun 1》 the stomach or belly.     ↘Medicine & Biology the intestine.     ↘(guts) entrails that have been removed or exposed.     ↘fibre from the intestines of animals, used especially for violin or racket strings. 2》 (guts) the internal parts or… …   English new terms dictionary

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