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.
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bay for blood

demand punishment or retribution.
See also: bay, blood, for
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The crowd that had gathered did not holler and bay for blood, but they watched intently, offered a few calls of encouragement.
And after the Cherries' Josh King had fired them in front, the fans at Goodison were ready to bay for blood - but then n loan to Hull in January.
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.
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.
Rooney was caught by Simon Francis in the first half, and left the field twice for treatment.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.
FANS of Englebert (are they called Humps or Dincks?) will probably bay for blood but the Jester from Leicester is cheese personified.
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