01. He punched me in the [stomach], and knocked the wind out of me.
02. She has a large scar on her [stomach] from where her appendix was removed.
03. We lay down on our [stomachs] in front of the television to watch the movie.
04. The young boy got the wind knocked out of him when he got hit in the [stomach] with the soccer ball.
05. The children had severe pains in their [stomachs] after eating too much of their Halloween candy.
06. She missed school yesterday because she had some kind of [stomach] flu.
07. Tyson finished the boxing match with a sharp jab to the [stomach], and then a devastating punch to the head of his opponent.
08. I just can't [stomach] the graphic violence in movies these days.
09. Confucius said that your eyes are always bigger than your [stomach].
10. There is a Jamaican proverb which notes that you can say anything to a man with a full [stomach].
11. There is a Dutch proverb which notes that when the [stomach] is full, the heart is glad.
12. Because Napoleon believed that armies marched on their [stomachs], he offered a prize in 1795 for a practical way of preserving food, which led to the development of canned food.
13. Someone once joked, "I have flabby thighs, but fortunately my [stomach] covers them."
14. Killer whales like to rub their sensitive [stomachs] on the bottom of shallow beaches.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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