One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
People will be dismissed or forced to resign.
- ‘And heads will roll for giving me wrong information.’
- ‘Let the garbage pile up for a couple weeks at single-family homes in tonier parts of town, though, and heads will roll.’
- ‘Experience tells us that each time there is a party congress, heads will roll and purges will abound as intra-party struggle erupts.’
- ‘I will be instigating some enquiries and some heads will roll.’
- ‘I think it's inevitable that some heads will roll over this once we get this independent investigation going.’
- ‘I am sure that heads will roll and fingers of disgrace will be pointed in the right direction but our country's future is at stake.’
- ‘I also hope heads will roll in the government for what's happened here this week.’
- ‘It is expected that a number of heads will roll within the bank when his report is completed but the identities and numbers to be fired still remain very much a matter for speculation.’
- ‘I imagine heads will roll (but hopefully only figuratively).’
- ‘And as Eric said, a lot of heads will roll if we make another mistake.’
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