heart skips a beat


heart skips a beat
(someone's) heart misses/skips a beat if someone's heart misses a beat, they suddenly feel so excited or frightened that their heart beats faster.

Ben walked into the room and her heart skipped a beat.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • someone's heart skips a beat — (someone s) heart misses/skips a beat if someone s heart misses a beat, they suddenly feel so excited or frightened that their heart beats faster. Ben walked into the room and her heart skipped a beat …   New idioms dictionary

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  • heart misses a beat — (someone s) heart misses/skips a beat if someone s heart misses a beat, they suddenly feel so excited or frightened that their heart beats faster. Ben walked into the room and her heart skipped a beat …   New idioms dictionary

  • someone's heart misses a beat — (someone s) heart misses/skips a beat if someone s heart misses a beat, they suddenly feel so excited or frightened that their heart beats faster. Ben walked into the room and her heart skipped a beat …   New idioms dictionary

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