WordReference English Collocations © 2020
bellyⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
- My belly really hurts!
- my belly is [aching, sore] from
- a belly full of [beer, rum, wine]
- filled his belly with [beer]
- a [fat, skinny, bloated] belly
- Your belly is getting [bigger, fatter].
- has a (big) beer belly
- You're getting quite the beer belly!
- His belly [bounced, jiggled] as he laughed.
- Her belly [rose, heaved] as she slept.
- His (huge) belly hung over his [belt, pants].
- have too much fat around my belly
- got [hit, kicked] in the belly
- tickled [her, the child's] belly
- a heavily-pregnant belly
- the belly of [a ship, an aircraft]
- [in, load up, damage to] the [ship's] belly
- informal: the [plan, business] went belly up
- have a belly ache
- poked him in his belly button
- has a belly button ring
- is a belly dancer
- gave him a belly dance
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