heart is in mouth


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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  • heart in your mouth — informal ◇ If your heart is in your mouth, you are very excited or nervous about something. He waited for her arrival with his heart in his mouth. • • • Main Entry: ↑heart heart in your mouth see ↑heart • • • Main Entry: ↑mouth …   Useful english dictionary

  • heart in your mouth — If your heart is in your mouth, then you feel nervous or scared …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • heart in your mouth —    If your heart is in your mouth, then you feel nervous or scared.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • To have the heart in the mouth — Heart Heart (h[aum]rt), n. [OE. harte, herte, heorte, AS. heorte; akin to OS. herta, OFies. hirte, D. hart, OHG. herza, G. herz, Icel. hjarta, Sw. hjerta, Goth. ha[ i]rt[=o], Lith. szirdis, Russ. serdtse, Ir. cridhe, L. cor, Gr. kardi a, kh^r.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • (with) your heart in your mouth — phrase feeling very nervous or afraid She picked up the phone, her heart in her mouth. Thesaurus: afraid and frightenedsynonym Main entry: heart …   Useful english 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

  • have his heart in his mouth — be nervous, be afraid …   English contemporary 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\ in\ one's\ mouth — • heart in one s mouth • heart in one s boots A feeling of great fear or nervousness. Often considered trite. Charles got up to make his first speech with his heart in his mouth. My heart was in my mouth as I went into the haunted house. When the …   Словарь американских идиом

  • heart\ in\ one's\ boots — • heart in one s mouth • heart in one s boots A feeling of great fear or nervousness. Often considered trite. Charles got up to make his first speech with his heart in his mouth. My heart was in my mouth as I went into the haunted house. When the …   Словарь американских идиом