someone's heart is in their mouth


someone's heart is in their mouth
(someone's) heart is in (their) mouth if someone's heart is in their mouth, they feel extremely nervous.

My heart was in my mouth as I walked onto the stage.


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  • heart is in their mouth — (someone s) heart is in (their) mouth if someone s heart is in their mouth, they feel extremely nervous. My heart was in my mouth as I walked onto the stage …   New idioms dictionary

  • someone's heart is in mouth — (someone s) heart is in (their) mouth if someone s heart is in their mouth, they feel extremely nervous. My heart was in my mouth as I walked onto the stage …   New idioms dictionary

  • heart is in mouth — (someone s) heart is in (their) mouth if someone s heart is in their mouth, they feel extremely nervous. My heart was in my mouth as I walked onto the stage …   New idioms dictionary

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  • heart — I UK [hɑː(r)t] / US [hɑrt] noun Word forms heart : singular heart plural hearts *** 1) [countable] the organ in your chest that makes blood flow around your body I could hear his heart beating. have a weak/bad heart: Did you know he had a weak… …   English dictionary

  • heart — /hahrt/, n. 1. Anat. a hollow, pumplike organ of blood circulation, composed mainly of rhythmically contractile smooth muscle, located in the chest between the lungs and slightly to the left and consisting of four chambers: a right atrium that… …   Universalium

  • mouth — ♦♦ mouths, mouthing, mouthed (The noun is pronounced [[t]ma͟ʊθ[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]ma͟ʊð[/t]]. The plural of the noun and the third person singular of the verb are both pronounced [[t]ma͟ʊðz[/t]].) 1) N COUNT: oft poss N Your mouth… …   English dictionary

  • mouth-to-mouth resuscitation — noun an emergency procedure consisting of external cardiac massage and artificial respiration; the first treatment for a person who has collapsed and has no pulse and has stopped breathing; attempts to restore circulation of the blood and prevent …   Useful english dictionary