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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)
Translations of “have sb's guts for garters”
in Chinese (Simplified) 狠狠惩罚(某人), 抽(某人)的筋, 扒(某人)的皮…
in Chinese (Traditional) 狠狠懲罰(某人), 抽(某人)的筋, 扒(某人)的皮…
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