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"i have got butterfly in my stomach" what does this mean?

For learning: Korean
Base language: English
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    so it can mean that you have butterflies in your stomach when you are nervous, eg when u have to pass an exam...
    but it can also mean that you are in love with someone...that's at least what it is in german

    4. butterflies A feeling of unease or mild nausea caused especially by fearful anticipation.

    Source: The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
    Copyright © 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company.

    3 (butterflies) informal a fluttering and nauseous sensation felt in the stomach when one is nervous.
    Source: Compact Oxford English Dictionary of Current English

    it means you are nervous.... hahha

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