Meaning of “pit of your stomach” in the English Dictionary

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"pit of your stomach" in British English

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pit of your stomach

the part of the body in which people say they feel fear or nervousness:

I got a sick feeling/a knot in the pit of my stomach when the news of the attack was announced.

(Definition of “pit of your stomach” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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