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have butterflies in your stomach

have butterflies in your stomach

Date: Oct 08 2009

Themes: Romance

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“I love that feeling of being in love, the effect of having butterflies in your stomach when you wake up in the morning.”

- Jennifer Aniston talks relationships. (Entertainment Weekly)

Definition

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feel nervous and excited

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Jennifer Aniston hasn’t been very lucky in love. First she and Brad Pitt got divorced, and he got together with Angelina Jolie. Then Brad and Ange started having one kid after another, while Jennifer went through one break-up after another. But she hasn’t given up on love yet. And she loves the feeling of being in love, which she says is like having butterflies in your stomach.

Wait, what? Saying you have butterflies in your stomach is just one way to describe the nervous excitement you feel when you’re falling in love. It’s often accompanied by sweaty palms and a racing heart. It’s both a good and a bad feeling, because it’s not entirely comfortable, but it lets you know that you’re really falling for someone.

You can also say you have butterflies in your stomach if you’re feeling nervous about something. People often get butterflies in their stomachs before an important event, like a performance, a big exam, or a long trip.

When was the last time you got butterflies in your stomach?

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“On the day of my wedding, I had butterflies in my stomach.”

“James always gets butterflies in his stomach before his basketball games. “

“If you have butterflies in your stomach, you should take a deep breath and try to think calm thoughts.”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

VOLTS It´s characterized by the physical sensation of a "fluttery" or "tickling" feeling in the stomach.
by VOLTSSuper Member!
Sezai feeling very nervous or quivery
by Sezai
to have butterflies in his own stomach means to feel excited and nervous for some reasons
by monacovalentina
being nervous or excited
by Mr.Bean's wife
ciberd7 to feel like you´re dislocated and anxious about something that may happen, like when you´re waiting for starting a new study but you´re expecting to meet new friends.
by ciberd7
If you have butterflies in your stomach, you are hyped and nervous about something.
by Guada. A.H.
Curli It is a feeling of being excited
by Curli
omegatrack It´s the feelig experienced when you are in love or kind of nervous.
by omegatrack
natis693 having butterflies in your stomach is when you think or talk about that special one you are with in a relationship.
by natis693
_Sasha_ Butterflies in the stomach is a plеasant, palpitating fееling of languor in the stomach (usually during love sickness); or a feeling of nervous fear, uncertainty or anxiety bеforе somе important event
by _Sasha_
The effect of having butterflies in someone's stomach means to feel excited
by monacovalentina

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nickyfat

China

Well, I kinda knew this term before I came here, but it was a Chinese vetsion but I guess they the same. I have the same feeling whenever I meet someone I really like and want to be together with. It is amazing to have such kind of feeling because it makes you know you're still have the passion for love and that makes you feel so alive and it makes you full of hope! Anyway, love is important to everyone, then, one day I will really have butterflies in my stomach when the right one shows up! I am looking forward to it!

02:48 AM Oct 13 2009 |

mahguob

Egypt

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09:04 PM Oct 12 2009 |

muhannd3533

Jordan

Hiii!!

IF I have …..... I would …..

07:48 PM Oct 12 2009 |

evelyn_BR

evelyn_BR

Brazil

the last time that  I felt it was the last friday.. I had a driving test!! I was trembling of nervous.. it has never happened to me before (in a test)! unfortunatelly I remembered that I had butterflies in my stomach about someone that didn't feel the same about me. I liked this lesson!!^^

04:17 PM Oct 12 2009 |

Meyra

Meyra

Turkey

I love it!!

03:02 PM Oct 12 2009 |

mahabah

Yemen

for me i have butterflies in my stomach when i found my girlfriend in ukraine because i love the ukrain ladies!!!!!

08:01 AM Oct 12 2009 |

廖慧倫

廖慧倫

Taiwan

is saituble is feeling ! !

07:40 AM Oct 12 2009 |

waittingyou

China

it is great!i like it!thanks!

01:41 AM Oct 12 2009 |

nour_2

nour_2

Syrian Arab Republic

WOW cooooooooooool meaning

07:03 PM Oct 11 2009 |

angela_

angela_

Greece

it's been a long time ago!and i really miss that feeling.the feeling that you want everyday and everywhere to meet your love and the heartbeat when you meet him. <3

01:56 PM Oct 11 2009 |

samir33

samir33

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

oh,in my country dont exist master or visa card.please a person pay 5$istead me for supermember.

12:43 PM Oct 11 2009 |

luu.-21

luu.-21

Argentina

I have butterflies in my stomach everytime I see my bf, the love of my life.

03:07 AM Oct 11 2009 |

cristianino

Costa Rica

yes i got some butterflies in my stomach when i met my  first girlfriend

 

07:09 PM Oct 10 2009 |

s id

Saudi Arabia

i have better flies in my stomach . when i have a big exam. some time i also being  nervou 
   when i m going to have a important  event. s
.

05:16 PM Oct 10 2009 |

Marcelo Brazil

Brazil

When i have to make a composition in english i have butterflies in my stomach

04:00 PM Oct 10 2009 |

soufian_01

soufian_01

United Kingdom

i don't know this feeling because i didn't full in love :$ anyway thanks :):D

02:52 PM Oct 10 2009 |

shinasia

shinasia

Oman

good to know heheheh

09:10 AM Oct 10 2009 |

rachaeita

rachaeita

Bangladesh

When I have to express my feelings in english, i get butterflies in my stomach

08:23 AM Oct 10 2009 |

mardyyang

China

when seeing a girl face to face !especially you got feeling from her.

02:35 AM Oct 10 2009 |

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