Meaning of “have sb's guts for garters” in the English Dictionary


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have sb's guts for garters

UK informal

If you say you will have someone's guts for garters, you mean that you will punish them severely:

If that boy has taken my bike again, I'll have his guts for garters!

(Definition of “have sb's guts for garters” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)