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the collywobbles

noun [plural] uk   /ˈkɒl.iˌwɒb.l̩z/  us   /ˈkɑː.liˌwɑː-/ UK informal
an uncomfortable feeling in the stomach caused by feelings of nervousness or slight fear: I've got the collywobbles about my exam this afternoon.
Translations of “the collywobbles”
in Chinese (Traditional) (由於緊張或略有不安而引起的)肚子痛…
in Chinese (Simplified) (由于紧张或略有不安而引起的)肚子疼…
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