have\ guts

To be fired from a job.

I screwed up so many orders that my boss told me I've got guts.


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  • have guts for garters — have (your) guts for garters British, informal if you say that you will have someone s guts for garters, you mean that you intend to punish them very severely. If I catch you smoking again I ll have your guts for garters …   New idioms dictionary

  • Guts Ishimatsu — Infobox Boxer name=Guts Ishimatsu realname=Yuji Suzuki nickname=Guts weight=Lightweight nationality=Flagicon|JPN Japanese birth date=Birth date and age|1949|6|5|mf=y birth place=Tochigi Prefecture, Japan death date|= death place|= style=Orthodox… …   Wikipedia

  • guts — /gʌts / (say guts) Colloquial –plural noun (often construed as singular) 1. the bowels or entrails. 2. the stomach or abdomen. 3. courage; stamina; endurance: to have guts. 4. essential information: the guts of the matter. 5. essential parts or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Guts (Berserk) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Guts. Guts est le personnage principal du manga et de la série animée Berserk. Aussi appelé (selon l oreille des spectateurs et/ou des commentateurs) Gatsu, Gatts... En anglais, guts signifie « tripes » …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Guts — pl n 1. stomach or abdomen; 2. one greedy for food; a glutton; 3. courage; stamina; endurance: to have guts ; 4. essential information: the guts of the matter ; 5. (of an engine, machine, etc.) power; performance; 6. (two up) wagered money in the …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • guts — I Australian Slang pl n 1. stomach or abdomen; 2. one greedy for food; a glutton; 3. courage; stamina; endurance: to have guts ; 4. essential information: the guts of the matter ; 5. (of an engine, machine, etc.) power; performance; 6. (two up)… …   English dialects glossary

  • Guts (card game) — Guts is a comparing card game, or family of card games, related to poker. Guts is a gambling game involving a series of deals of 2 or 3 cards, ranked similarly to hands in poker. The betting during each deal is simple : all players decide whether …   Wikipedia

  • Guts (game) — Guts or guts disc (sometimes guts Frisbee in reference to the trademarked brand name) is a disc game inspired by dodgeball, involving teams throwing a flying disc (rather than balls) at members of the opposing team. One to five team members stand …   Wikipedia

  • have your guts for garters — have (your) guts for garters British, informal if you say that you will have someone s guts for garters, you mean that you intend to punish them very severely. If I catch you smoking again I ll have your guts for garters …   New idioms dictionary

  • guts — [ gʌts ] noun plural INFORMAL * 1. ) the quality of being brave and determined: That s what you need to be a referee, guts. have the guts to do something: She had the guts to decide what she wanted and go for it. it takes guts to do something: It …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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