put a contract out on sb

put a contract out on sb — заказать кого-либо
a contract out on (informal) — a contract that pays to have someone killed; an agreement to kill a person for money

Example 1:They put a contract out on him and he's in hiding.
Example 2: The house put a contract out on me. I had to hide for a while.
Example 3:
Bond: Who would want to put a contract out on me?
M: Jealous husbands, humiliated tailors, outraged chefs. The list is endless!

There's a contract out on sb — его/его заказали

Example: There's a contract out on Jeff. The boss doesn't like him.