bay for blood

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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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Murray repeatedly complained to umpire Pascal Maria he could not see the ball in the gloom - and made a cut-throat gesture at one point as the Neapolitan crowd bayed for blood.
But just yards away yobs bayed for blood, yelling: "Go on jump.
As home supporters bayed for blood in the wake of John Gregory's abrupt departure, Evertonians came to the millionaire's rescue.
Three hundred men bayed for blood last night as they watched two young girls slug it out in a boxing ring.
WHENEVER I visit the Colosseum I can't help wondering what it must have felt like as the ancient Romans bayed for blood.
Camara hid in the dressing room as supporters bayed for blood after a 1-1 result with Gambia ended their hopes of glory last month.
As they loudly bayed for blood behind him, he turned round and barked at them: "Wait a minute".
Insiders hinted Prebble was a "sacrificial lamb" as shareholders in ITV companies bayed for blood.