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Possess the courage, as in
Does he have the guts to dive off the high board?
This expression replaces the earlier and now obsolete sense of
as “courage,” a usage from the early 1500s.
; late 1800s
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have the guts
(...) country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.
(...) you.... You've chosen my way of life. I hope you have the guts enough to endure it. But put...
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(...) who never arrives on time. And all because I didn't have the guts to say, "I haven't the...