turn (one's) stomach

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turn (one's) stomach

To cause one to become nauseated. Ugh, the smell of eggs cooking just turns my stomach. The amount of money we spent at that restaurant turned my stomach.
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turn someone's stomach

Fig. to upset one's stomach. The violent movie turned my stomach. The rich, creamy food turned John's stomach.
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turn one's stomach

Nauseate one, disgust one, as in That mess of spoiled food turns my stomach. This idiom alludes to being so nauseated that one vomits-that is, the stomach in effect turns around and brings up food. It was first recorded in 1622.
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turn your stomach

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make your stomach turn

1. If food or a smell turns your stomach, it makes you feel sick. I can't eat meat, it turns my stomach. The mingling smells of all the food cooking in the kitchen made her stomach turn.
2. If something you have seen or heard about turns your stomach, it makes you feel very shocked because you feel it is morally wrong. The way he treats his staff turns my stomach.
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turn someone's stomach

nauseate someone.
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turn somebody’s ˈstomach

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make somebody’s ˈstomach turn

make somebody feel sick or disgusted: The thought of eating a raw egg turns my stomach.
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Oh and on another note, I'd like to see people being fined for spitting too, it really does turn my stomach.
It's now just 50-1 that Nessie's existence will be proven before the year 2016, and odds like that turn my stomach.
If I say anything he laughs it off, but it does turn my stomach a bit.
Their intrusiveness and desperation to get the scoop or the story can turn my stomach.
NWatching Jordan and Kerry McFadden put fish eyes and all manner of wriggly things in their mouths was enough to turn my stomach.
The headline in the Daily News July 19 (``Torn apart; both baseball squads feel letdown'') was enough to turn my stomach.
She later admitted: "I'm fine with most animals but worms turn my stomach.