Turn One’s Stomach

Meaning of the Idiom “To Turn One’s Stomach’ When something ‘turns your stomach’ it makes you feel sick, disgusted, or angry. The expression does not have to refer to something that makes you nauseated but can simply refer to a negative emotional reaction. Examples Of Use “You should see how badly my neighbor treats his … Read more

Strong Stomach (have a)

Meaning of Idiom ‘To have a strong stomach’ To have a strong stomach means that you can handle disgusting or disturbing things without being made sick or extremely upset. This can refer to smelling, seeing, and also tasting unpleasant things, but can also refer to more any experience which is risky, dangerous, etc. The idiom … Read more

Have No Stomach for Something

Meaning of Idiom “Have No Stomach For…” To ‘have no stomach for something’ means to find it unacceptable, intolerable, or unpleasant. When we have no stomach for something, it means we are determined not to do it, experience it, etc. Although the expression is often used in regards to something obviously unpleasant or distasteful, it … Read more

Butterflies In Your Stomach

Meaning of Idiom ‘Butterflies in Your Stomach’ To have butterflies in your stomach means to feel nervous or anxious and have a queasy or ‘fluttering’ feeling in your gut. This idiom may describe nervous anticipation, such as felt before going on stage to perform. In fact, it is often used to describe ‘stagefright.’ There are … Read more

An Army Marches on Its Stomach

Meaning of the Idiom ‘An Army Marches on Its Stomach’ The idiom phrase ‘an army marches on its stomach’ means that soldiers, workers, or anyone else expected to perform a task cannot function effectively unless they are well fed.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Usage A variation … Read more