turn your stomach

turn (one's) stomach

To cause one to feel or 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 your stomach


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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Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

turn someone's stomach

nauseate someone.
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turn someone’s stomach

tv. to nauseate someone. That stuff turns my stomach. Do I have to eat it?
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