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have (one's) guts for garters
To thoroughly and intensely punish, rebuke, scold, or berate one. Primarily heard in UK. My parents said they'd have my guts for garters if I took the car again without permission.
have someone's guts for garters punish or rebuke someone severely. informal
have somebody’s ˌguts for ˈgarters (British English, informal) be very angry with somebody and punish them severely for something they have done: She’d have my guts for garters if she knew I’d lent you her car.