butterflies in your stomach

Butterflies in your stomach
The nervous feeling before something important or stressful is known as butterflies in your stomach.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • butterflies in your stomach —    The nervous feeling before something important or stressful is known as butterflies in your stomach.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you have butterflies in your stomach, you are feeling very nervous.     At the beginning of an exam …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • have butterflies (in your stomach) — have/get/feel/butterflies (in your stomach) phrase to feel very nervous or excited about something that you have to do, especially something important Do you get butterflies when you have to talk to lots of people? Thesaurus: physical sensations… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have butterflies in your stomach — have butterflies (in (your) stomach) to feel very nervous, usually about something you are going to do. She had butterflies in her stomach as she walked out onto the stage …   New idioms dictionary

  • have butterflies in your stomach — have butterflies in (your) stomach to feel very nervous. Her mouth was dry, there were butterflies in her stomach, and her knees were shaking so much it was hard to walk on stage …   New idioms dictionary

  • get butterflies (in your stomach) — have/get/feel/butterflies (in your stomach) phrase to feel very nervous or excited about something that you have to do, especially something important Do you get butterflies when you have to talk to lots of people? Thesaurus: physical sensations… …   Useful english dictionary

  • feel butterflies (in your stomach) — have/get/feel/butterflies (in your stomach) phrase to feel very nervous or excited about something that you have to do, especially something important Do you get butterflies when you have to talk to lots of people? Thesaurus: physical sensations… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stomach — [[t]stʌ̱mək[/t]] ♦♦♦ stomachs, stomaching, stomached 1) N COUNT Your stomach is the organ inside your body where food is digested before it moves into the intestines. He had an upset stomach... My stomach is completely full. Syn: tummy 2) N COUNT …   English dictionary

  • stomach — See: EYES BIGGER THAN ONE S STOMACH, BUTTERFLIES IN YOUR STOMACH, TURN ONE S STOMACH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stomach — See: EYES BIGGER THAN ONE S STOMACH, BUTTERFLIES IN YOUR STOMACH, TURN ONE S STOMACH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have butterflies in stomach — have butterflies (in (your) stomach) to feel very nervous, usually about something you are going to do. She had butterflies in her stomach as she walked out onto the stage …   New idioms dictionary

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