hate (one's) guts

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hate (one's) guts

To utterly despise one; to feel nothing but hatred for one. I know for a fact that Stacy hates my guts. She told me to drop dead last time I saw her. He doesn't hate your guts, Paul. He's just mad that you lied to him.
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hate someone's guts

Fig. to hate someone very much. Oh, Bob is terrible. I hate his guts! You may hate my guts for saying so, but I think you're getting gray hair.
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hate someone's guts

Thoroughly despise someone, as in I hate Peter's guts. The guts here refers to a person's inner essence. [Slang; c. 1900]
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hate someone's guts

INFORMAL
COMMON If you hate someone's guts, you dislike them very much indeed. If she knew the real reason, she'd hate my guts. I loved my father very much — I would have hated the guts of anyone trying to take his place.
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hate someone's guts

feel a strong hatred for someone. informal
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ˌhate somebody’s ˈguts

(informal) dislike somebody very much: Don’t invite that man to the party. I hate his guts.
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You're a 20-year-old from Liverpool and you're damned if you're going to die on a dirty Belfast street at the hands of strangers who hate your guts.
How many cards will we have on our mantlepiece saying: "With love and best wishes from Frank Joy and the family" (who really hate your guts, but haven't the guts to stop sending you a card)?
I've got a letter from Germany telling me they hate your guts.
Sure, the do-gooder liberal squishies will probably hate your guts now, but cheer up: Being greedy pinko capitalist dogs probably means you're going to make more money in 1999.
What's more, the punters who followed your advice tell themselves they'd have backed it anyway, while those that didn't hate your guts for bragging.
IN the past few days, John McCririck and Tony Blair have both learned that being at close quarters with people who hate your guts can get a teensy bit uncomfortable.