heart is in their mouth


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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  • 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

  • somebody's heart is in their mouth — sb s heart is in their ˈmouth idiom somebody feels nervous or frightened about sth • My heart was in my mouth as she opened the envelope. Main entry: ↑heartidiom …   Useful english 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 — W1S1 [ha:t US ha:rt] n ↑artery, ↑brain, ↑fatty, ↑tissue, ↑heart, ↑kidney, ↑intestine, ↑intestine2, ↑small, ↑large, ↑liver, ↑lung, ↑muscles, ↑stoma …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 — (Heb. לֵב, lev, pl. לִבּוֹת, libbot; לֵבָב, levav, pl. לְבָבוֹת, levavot). The corresponding Hebrew words only sometimes have the meanings in question but many translators and writers on Bible are, or act as if they were, largely unaware of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism