heads will roll! Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “heads will roll!” in the English Dictionary

"heads will roll!" in British English

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heads will roll!

something that is said to ​mean that ​people will be ​punished for something ​bad that has ​happened
(Definition of heads will roll! from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “heads will roll!”
in Chinese (Simplified) 有人会受罚!…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有人會受罰!…
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