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.
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bay for blood

demand punishment or retribution.
See also: bay, blood
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LINFIELD boss David Healy has warned his players Qarabag will be "baying for blood" in next week's Europa League play-off return leg in Baku.
A terrifying opening passage in which a young girl, being pursued by a pack of bullies baying for blood, stands her ground and issues a curse.
"We had to find suitable candidates for the programme," said my ex-mole at Granada TV in Manchester, where this circus was recorded before a studio audience baying for blood.
Until the Pakistani response, however, even the once sane voices across the eastern border seemed to have been replaced by crazed chicken hawks, baying for blood from behind their comfortable studio desks and political offices hundreds of miles from where the blood of innocent Indian and Pakistani soldiers will be spilt, all pawns in a game being played so that the grossly incompetent Bharatiya Janata Party government of Narendra Modi can win reelection.
Whipped into frenzy by hysterical news anchors and egged on by opportunistic politicians, the Indian population is fast becoming an angry mob; riding a wave of hate and baying for blood. Pakistani blood, Kashmiri blood, Muslim blood; it doesn't seem to matter.
The stage was now set for an hours comedy entertainment, with the crowd baying for blood likened to a gladiatorial arena of ancient Rome.
He takes a final look at his depleted forces, then across to the claret-andblue army, who are baying for blood. Though this is a foreign land, he knows those Irons will be sitting in judgement - a Caesar-like throng - arms extended with fists clenched and outstretched thumbs held level.
BAYING FOR BLOOD Crowds packed against a metal fence in Medinaceli in Castile
He promised that it was more than just "baying for blood," it was a buildup to something much bigger.
There were times when I wanted the referee to call a halt, but then I remembered watching those massacres against Palace, Chelsea, and embarrassing defeats too numerous to mention over the last four or five years, and I was baying for blood.
The crowd were baying for blood and it was starting to influence decisions.
At half-time I was thinking Lovren could struggle here, the crowd were baying for blood and it was starting to influence decisions.
So that will be the story: battling Boro digging in against an all-out Norwich assault in cauldron with normally gentile City supporters baying for blood and imaginary penalties and jeering at battered red shirts for going down injured but that was a sign of the frustration at failing to breech an impregnable massed rearguard.
A friendly hug in the Rovers leaves Fiz baying for blood when she gets the wrong end of the stick.
The choir, supplemented by youngsters from their academy, was splendid whether as a crowd baying for blood or singing Bach's wonderfully serene final chorus.