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feel the earth move
euphemism To have a profoundly pleasurable sexual experience. I was with Jesse last night, and, oh my goodness, I felt the earth move.
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earth move, to feel the
To have an extremely good sexual experience. This hyperbole first appeared in Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940), “But did thee feel the earth move?” It has been repeated, usually in humorous fashion, ever since.
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