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spill blood

To kill someone violently. A noun, pronoun, or adjective can be used between "spill" and "blood." The soldier was arrested and court-martialed for spilling blood in the village near the military encampment. I will not rest until I find the lunatic who spilled these people's blood.
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spill (somebody’s) ˈblood

(formal or literary) kill or wound people: Nothing can justify spilling innocent blood.
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He had apparently said, 'there were people ready to make wounds in their hand and spill blood in temple so that temple has to be closed down'.
One onlooker shouted at him: "You ain't no Muslim, bruv", after he declared he was going to "spill blood" for his "Syrian brothers".
To spill blood and be carried from the battlefield on their shields.
ISIS released a video last week threatening to spill blood in Russia.
"A focus on continual improvement, the creation of a continual learning environment and a willingness to spill blood for the jersey was at the core of All Black culture."
They are also continuing to spill blood in Kashmir," Mir said.
I was praying for this country to go forward, that there should be no fighting and also you remember that there were people who were sharpening knives and saying that we are going to spill blood if these elections don't go their way.
We're guessing both idiots were too young to realize that when you spill blood in the water, it attracts sharks.
But the thugs must be left in no doubt that the streets belong to decent, law-abiding people - not gangs ready to spill blood.
On Monday Sheikh Abdul Aziz, a moderate political leader at the forefront of the political struggle against Indian rule, was killed by security forces during a protest near the Line of Control, which divides the Indian and Pakistani parts of Kashmir.Indian police said they were investigating the shooting.AzizCOs funeral went ahead yesterday, after mourners managed to break a police cordon and free two senior separatist leaders who were under house arrest, so they could lead funeral prayers.His body was driven through Srinagar and accompanied by an estimated 50,000 residents, many of whom chanted: C[pounds sterling]We want freedomC[yen] and C[pounds sterling]We will spill blood for blood.C[yen]