get butterflies in (one's) stomach

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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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I get butterflies in my stomach just thinking about it.
I get butterflies in my stomach when I do it properly.
"I do get butterflies in my stomach when I first go on the ice but then I settle into it and just hope I've done well."