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what does "stomach the body of water" mean in "no Iranian can stomach..water separating iran from."? no Iranian can stomach the body of water separating iran from its arabic neighbours.
Oct 31, 2017 5:02 PM
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The verb 'stomach' has also meanings 'tolerate'. So, we can understand 'can tolerate'...
October 31, 2017
to 'stomach' something is referring to the idea of being able to digest something. In this case it is being used metaphorically. Example: "He couldn't stomach the idea of his true love marrying another man."
October 31, 2017
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