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in knots

informal If ​yourstomach is in ​knots, it ​feelstight and ​uncomfortable because you are ​nervous or ​excited.
(Definition of in knots from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “in knots”
in Chinese (Simplified) (胃因紧张或兴奋)紧缩的,痉挛的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (胃因緊張或興奮)緊縮的,痙攣的…
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