get butterflies in (one's) stomach(redirected from get butterflies)
get butterflies in (one's) stomach
To have a feeling of nervousness, often before a performance or undertaking of some kind. I always get butterflies in my stomach before I go on stage and perform.
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get/have ˈbutterflies (in your stomach)(informal) get/have a nervous feeling in your stomach before doing something: I always get butterflies (in my stomach) before an interview.
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