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breadbasket

The stomach. Ooh, the goalie took that shot right in the breadbasket.
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breadbasket

and dinner basket
n. the belly; the stomach. I hit him, pow, right in the breadbasket. I have a little pain in the dinner basket.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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He also finds out more about salt manufacturing, explores a vintage car museum and visits an old mill to learn why the area is known as the 'breadbasket'.
The country was once the breadbasket of Africa but has seen its economy destroyed.
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Lupai August 24, 2011 -- On all counts the Republic of South Sudan has an immense agricultural potential hence the Republic is a potential breadbasket of the region.
Before the Russian Revolution, the area of Russia and Ukraine were considered the Breadbasket of Europe.
Summary: Vast lush green fields hug a canal snaking through the dusty landscape of what was once Afghanistan's breadbasket, feeding off water from a newly restored dam aimed at tarnishing the lure for farmers to cultivate poppy and help the Taliban.
A growing water deficit and dams built by Iraq's neighbors have significantly reduced the water flow in a country that was until the late 1950s a breadbasket of the Arab world.
South Africa, especially, is reeling from unusually heavy rainfall since mid-December that has caused flooding in many regions in the country, wiping out crops in what is the continent's main breadbasket. As of late January, more than 120 people had been killed in the thunderstorms and flooding, about 20,000 people were in need of assistance, and the South African government had declared disaster areas in eight of its nine provinces.
Three months ago, Pakistan suffered weeks of devastating floods that left millions homeless and put much of the country's breadbasket underwater.
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Summary: The face of Iraqi farmer Aid Shamkhi darkens as he looks at his parched, weed-strewn ground in the heart of what was once the country's breadbasket.
Guyana Power & Light manager Bharrat Dindyal says the funds will be used to build several substations and link power grids in the capital and southeastern Berbice, the region which is the country's breadbasket and produces rice, sugar and vegetables.
In my Zimbabwe no one was hungry, everybody worked, children all had easy access to education; it was known as the Breadbasket of Africa.
Lahore: The Punjab province, considered the breadbasket of the country, is on the verge of another severe flour crisis - not due to smuggling or mismanagement - but because of current energy crisis.
Once Zimbabwe, or erstwhile Rhodesia, was called the breadbasket of Africa and was a very prosperous country.