someone's heart is in mouth


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.


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  • 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 …   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

  • heart — [ hart ] noun *** ▸ 1 organ that pumps blood ▸ 2 area of chest with heart ▸ 3 your feelings ▸ 4 inner central part ▸ 5 shape representing love ▸ 6 suit of playing cards ▸ 7 most important part ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count the organ in your chest that… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • heart — [härt] n. [ME herte < OE heorte, akin to Ger herz < IE base * k̑erd , k̑ṙd , heart > L cor, (gen. cordis), Gr kardia, OIr cride, Serb sr̈ce] 1. a) the hollow, muscular organ in a vertebrate animal that receives blood from the veins and… …   English World dictionary

  • heart — ► NOUN 1) a hollow muscular organ that pumps the blood through the circulatory system by rhythmic contraction and dilation. 2) the central, innermost, or vital part: the heart of the city. 3) a person s feeling of or capacity for love or… …   English terms dictionary

  • 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

  • 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 — [[t]hɑ͟ː(r)t[/t]] ♦♦ hearts 1) N COUNT Your heart is the organ in your chest that pumps the blood around your body. People also use heart to refer to the area of their chest that is closest to their heart. The bullet had passed less than an inch… …   English dictionary

  • 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

  • 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