the pit of one's/the stomach

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: the part of a person's stomach where strong feelings of nervousness, excitement, etc., can be felt She felt a flutter in the pit of her stomach when he walked through the door.

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“The pit of one's/the stomach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20pit%20of%20one%27s%2Fthe%20stomach. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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