Feel our collars - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
feel (one's) collar (redirected from feel our collars)
feel (one's) collar
To arrest one (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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IF you or I pitched a tent on the pavement and invited some mates to drop in to share a spliff and crack a few cans of Special Brew, the Old Bill would be round to feel our collars
quicker than you could say anti-capitalist.