upset sb's stomach

This page is about the collocation upset sb's stomach

collocation pattern: verb + noun


If something upsets your stomach, it causes a stomach problem that makes you feel sick.

For example

  • Kathy can't eat spicy food because it upsets her stomach.

  • MSG upsets my stomach and gives me really bad headaches.

Quick Quiz

Which would be most likely to upset your stomach?

a. rotten meat

b. bruised apples

c. mashed potatoes

Contributor: Matt Errey