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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

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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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lucas almeida

Brazil

the last tim that I had butterflies in my stomach was when I was fall in love with my ex girlfriend, do you understand?

01:26 AM Oct 08 2009 |

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