guts idioms list
Let’s look at some popular body idioms that contain the word ‘gut’, I’ll be gutted if you don’t!
- be gutted
meaning – extremely disappointed or upset
example – My kitten got hit by a car and killed today. The kids are going to be gutted when I tell them.
- gut instinct/feeling
meaning – the feeling you have in your body when you know you are right, trust your feelings
example – I went with my gut feeling in the end and chose Oxford university.
- have someone’s guts for garters
meaning – severely punish someone
example – My boy has taken my Porsche without permission, I’ll have his guts for garters.
- have the guts
meaning – be brave enough to do something
example – We haven’t got the guts to tell mum we hate her cooking.
guts idioms list with pictures
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