have butterflies in (one's) stomach

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have butterflies in (one's) stomach

To have a feeling of nervousness, often before a performance or undertaking of some kind. I almost didn't go on stage and perform tonight because I had butterflies in my stomach.
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have butterflies in your stomach

have a queasy feeling because you are nervous. informal
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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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com/style/kylie-jenner-pregnant-pink-photo-shoot-gender-reveal/) People , it's possible that Jenner was at her gender reveal shoot that's why she was wearing all-pink accessories and had butterflies on her fingers.