I don't think that their position, based on their gut reaction, is justifiable.
To gut the fish, make a slit up the length of the belly under running water and cut off the fins with scissors.
A stoma is an artificial opening to or from the intestine (which is also known as the gut or bowel) on the abdominal wall usually created by a surgeon.
McHale was trudging through the gut ahead of me at the side of the boat when he suddenly vanished at a spot marked only by the float of his hat.
Most bumps in the Rowing-On divisions took place below the gut , leaving spectators not much more to observe than the bizarre attire of various crews.
Business decisions certainly involve mind games, not just gut feelings or pure intuition.
microbes which naturally live in the human gut
I don't frankly like to base myself on instincts or gut feelings about this.
Call it gut feeling or intuition, but I really think he's somewhere around there.
a painful stabbing feeling in his gut