bay for blood Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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bay for blood

disapproving If a ​group of ​people are ​baying for ​blood, they ​want someone to be ​hurt or ​punished: By now the ​crowd was ​baying for ​blood.
(Definition of bay for blood from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bay for blood”
in Chinese (Simplified) 要求暴力相向, 要求惩罚(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 要求暴力相向, 要求懲罰(某人)…
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