guts for garters

in big trouble; as in "I'll have your guts for garters!"

Kiwi (New Zealand slang). 2013.

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  • guts for garters — Kiwi (New Zealand Slang) in big trouble; as in I ll have your guts for garters! …   English dialects glossary

  • guts for garters, have one's —  Punish or reprimand one. (Usu. facet, threat.) …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • have your guts for garters — have (your) guts for garters British, informal if you say that you will have someone s guts for garters, you mean that you intend to punish them very severely. If I catch you smoking again I ll have your guts for garters …   New idioms dictionary

  • have guts for garters — have (your) guts for garters British, informal if you say that you will have someone s guts for garters, you mean that you intend to punish them very severely. If I catch you smoking again I ll have your guts for garters …   New idioms dictionary

  • have somebody's guts for garters — have sb s ˌguts for ˈgarters f6 idiom (BrE, informal) to be very angry with sb and punish them severely for sth they have done • She ll have your guts for garters if she ever finds out. Main entry: ↑gut …   Useful english dictionary

  • have someone's guts for garters — have someone’s guts for garters british old fashioned phrase used for saying that you will punish someone severely for something they have done Thesaurus: to punish someonesynonym punishment of being legally killedhyponym Main entry: guts …   Useful english dictionary

  • have someone's guts for garters — verb To reprimand severely. If you go out and play and get your clothes dirty, Ill have your guts for garters! …   Wiktionary

  • have someone's guts for garters Brit. — have someone s guts for garters Brit. humorous used as a threat of punishment. → gut …   English new terms dictionary

  • have one's guts for garters — Vrb phrs. A reprimanding threat, usually to a youngster or child. E.g. If you don t tidy your room now I ll have your guts for garters …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • have someone's guts for garters — ► have someone s guts for garters informal, humorous used as a threat of punishment. Main Entry: ↑gut …   English terms dictionary

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