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don't get your bowels in an uproar
Don't get so upset. Don't get your bowels in an uproar—I'm sure we'll find a solution to this problem.
evacuate (one's) bowels
To defecate. Hang on, I've got to evacuate my bowels before we leave the house.
get (one's) bowels in an uproar
To become upset. Often used in the opposite to discourage one from getting upset. Don't get your bowels in an uproar—I'm sure we'll find a solution to this problem. Oh, Nancy's always got her bowels in an uproar about something or other.
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Don't get your bowels in an uproar!
Do not get so excited! Bill: What have you done to my car? Where's the bumper? The side window is cracked! Bob: Calm down! Don't get your bowels in an uproar!
evacuate one's bowels
Euph. to defecate. After taking a jog around the block, Jill felt the need to evacuate her bowels. I am afraid my little boy is sick. He has not evacuated his bowels for several days.
get one's bowels in an uproar
Sl. to get oneself anxious or excited. (Normally fig.) Cool it! Don't get your bowels in an uproar. Fred's always getting his bowels in an uproar about nothing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Don’t get your bowels in an uproar!
exclam. Don’t get so excited! Now, now, don’t get your bowels in an uproar. Everything will be all right.
get one’s bowels in an uproar
tv. to become overly anxious or excited. Fred’s always getting his bowels in an uproar about nothing.
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