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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.
Translations of “bay for blood”
in Chinese (Traditional) 要求暴力相向, 要求懲罰(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 要求暴力相向, 要求惩罚(某人)…
(Definition of bay for blood from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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