Butterflies in the Stomach

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Nervous feelings in the stomach, basically caused by anxiety or tension

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  • Those who always feel trembled and nervous about coming things, feel something uneasy and anxious in their stomach. However, different people used this feeling differently. Some called it nervous stomach while some named it flutters. An intelligent writer used a perfect expression about this feeling and it is a ‘butterflies in the stomach’.
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Whenever somebody asks me to sing in public, I get butterflies in the stomach.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

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