have hide

have (one's) hide

To scold or punish someone harshly. The boss will have my hide if he finds out that I was the one responsible for the printing error.
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have someone's hide

Fig. to punish someone severely. The sheriff swore he'd have the outlaw's hide. You lousy no-good so-and-so! I'll have your hide!
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