Feel my collar - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
feel (someone's) collar (redirected from feel my collar)
feel (someone's) collar
To arrest someone (as if by first grabbing them by their collar). The police will feel your collar soon enough if you keep breaking the law.
feel someone's collar arrest or legally apprehend someone.
The image here is of using a person's collar as a means of getting a secure grip on them.
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I feel my collar
being yanked and soon we are on our way, that inviting piece of turf unsmelt, the savouring of the air for different scents a distant memory.
I have a little bag packed and ready should the constabulary turn up to feel my collar
, but I'm still at liberty for the moment.