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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgutsguts[plural] informalBRAVE the courage and determination you need to do something difficult or unpleasant It takes guts to start a new business on your own.have the guts (to do something) No one had the guts to tell Paul what a mistake he was making. gut
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have the guts (to do something)The writer didn't have the guts to put a name to it!You didn't have the guts!Didn't have the guts to finish me of l; did you?Besides, he wouldn't have the guts.Wouldn't have the guts, you'd say.Conservative Members know what is in store for them when they have the guts to call the general election.Nobody else would have the guts.Or do you have the guts to walk one block east and show the 7-Eleven?
gutsguts[plural] informal the parts inside a machine or piece of equipment gutgutsguts[plural] informal the most important or basic parts of somethingguts of the guts of the problem gut
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gut ofThe tannins affect the absorption by the birds' guts of certain essential nutrients causing low growth rates which are sometimes fatal.You really catch the guts of the music coming through.With a tremendous explosion, the guts of the carrier are torn out.For the guts of Papert's approach is to make geometry and other once-dusty disciplines concrete.Some one was crying, from the guts of misery.Harry H.. Vaughan, who hated the guts of both Forrestal and Lovett.The Mudchute is not a neat park, it is wilderness, in the guts of London.