bay for blood

bay for blood

To seek punishment for a person or group. My co-workers have been baying for blood ever since they found out that I lied about my credentials on my resume.
See also: bay, blood

bay for blood

demand punishment or retribution.
See also: bay, blood
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And after Bournemouth's Josh King had fired the visitors in front, the fans at Goodison were ready to bay for blood - and then Niasse struck.
And after the Cherries' Josh King had fired them in front, the fans at Goodison were ready to bay for blood - but then Niasse struck.
The winner was Rob Hall, from Lichfield, Staffordshire, who will bay for blood at Wish's Warrington zombie manor house.
If the vote had been in their favour they would have been the first to bay for blood had the opposition dared to continue to oppose them.
will probably bay for blood but the Jester from Leicester is cheese personified.
Green-minded voters are also likely to bay for blood if Minister Gormley signs off on another 12 month licence for the mounted brigade.
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