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(one's) head on a plate/platter
A phrase used hyperbolically to refer to a very harsh punishment. If I find out that Paul was the one who sabotaged my presentation to the board, I'll have his head on a plate! Identify the vandals, and bring me their heads on a platter! What do you care if this plan backfires? I'm the one in charge—it'll be my head on a platter!
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