feel the earth move

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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.
See also: earth, feel, move
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: earth, feel, to
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