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have butterflies in your stomach

have butterflies in your stomach

Date: Oct 08 2009

Themes: Romance


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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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)


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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feel nervous and excited

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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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?


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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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.”


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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It is when you feel ans think about something  in a way that your thoughts are not totally under control and you can behave in a clumsy way when this emotion is happening

01:43 AM Oct 10 2009 |



feeling of good or bad of having butterflies in your stomach is depend on

the situation u ar in . so' some time i like it and some time i dont.

10:39 PM Oct 09 2009 |




Having butterflies in my stomach is not a comfortable feeling at all.It could happens before an exam or meeting your lover for the first time:}means when you worry about something ..


07:33 PM Oct 09 2009 |




Luckily it's my permanent state, since I'm very emotional person with terrible swings of mood, so I'm apt to having a litter of kittens. But it is my husband, who inspires me most, giving the feeling of passion and affection, and of course butterflies in my stomachLaughing

08:10 AM Oct 09 2009 |

tony tanjung perak


i ever have butterflies in my stomach when i was chosed my couple

01:21 AM Oct 09 2009 |




to feel very nervous, usually about something you are going to do


11:01 PM Oct 08 2009 |

my subversive mind


I love this sensation :)

10:29 PM Oct 08 2009 |



how can i be a super member?


09:49 PM Oct 08 2009 |

leonora qerreti


good lesson 

p.s i have butterflies in my stomach before the bascetboll playing, before doing somthing that is very important for me .thank you 

07:50 PM Oct 08 2009 |




many people have butterflies in their stomach while doing doing something important work and its the natural phenomena of of human beings its common nothing is special about it ,i too had butter flies when i was having the exam .

07:26 PM Oct 08 2009 |




I had butterflies in my stomach before entrance exams. yeah, I was so nervous then, didn't see anybody around me, just thought about exams, my stomach was full of thinkings…

06:57 PM Oct 08 2009 |


Syrian Arab Republic

thanks for  a good and clear expaination

05:37 PM Oct 08 2009 |




you are such a dish .

05:02 PM Oct 08 2009 |

night blue


butterflies doesnt fix,it might have been 'have bats in your stomach ''  :D

04:44 PM Oct 08 2009 |




I would really love that the Jeniffer Aniston’s butterflies were because of me….lol

04:37 PM Oct 08 2009 |




I had butterflies in my stomach yesterday. I had to take an oral lesson, and oh my goodness! I was speechless. I didn't know what to say because the lesson was about explaining some porverbs, and my teacher asked me to explain her the most easiest, and I couldn't. However, I took a deep breath, and finally I could explain it, and I got A. jeje

04:24 PM Oct 08 2009 |



Viet Nam

ok, this one people's emotion, i am having butterflies in your stomach.

02:09 PM Oct 08 2009 |





01:06 PM Oct 08 2009 |

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