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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POLLY Hate it It properly turns my stomach to think of eating some poor animal's turned stomach.
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It is astounding that those words have not turned stomachs across the American political spectrum.
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Jungle fighter Wallace might have literally turned stomachs as Rangers boss with punishing pre-season training regimes at the sand dunes of Gullane but Warburton has previously told how the army drills were not for him.
Murrow would glorify violence to attract the young male audience raised eyebrows and turned stomachs among commentators, but that's where American popular culture seems to be.
London-based act The Unholy Trinity turned stomachs at the University of Glamorgan's bar near Pontypridd after an actor smashed a glass over his head, used simulated force on a bound girl while others pretended to take an electric sander to bare backs.
Paula, 36, turned stomachs on Channel Five's controversial show Cosmetic Surgery Live, hosted by Vanessa Feltz and Danniella Westbrook.
The most moving portrayal has to be "Tracks," where black labrador Diggidy's fate had viewers sobbing, while a bloody, literal dog-eat-dog scene in "Joe" turned stomachs.
You will all know by now, of course, about the local halfwits who turned stomachs with their revolting chants towards DaMarcus Beasley and Jean-Claude Darcheville.
He turned stomachs when he carried the coffin of his IRA pal who slaughtered nine of the Shankill's people.
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