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ask: why do we get butterflies in the stomache?

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Hi Anon,

Welcome to EmpowHER. Butterflies in the stomach" is a way of describing those nervous, fluttery feelings you might get before a test or an important game. An imaginative writer created the phrase to describe the feeling, and people have been using it ever since.

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Daisy

November 20, 2012 - 4:58am
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