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Could you help me with the sentence?

The elegance made her stomach flip.
She hadn't been in surroundings such as these in years. The weight of expectation threatened to crush her.

Does that stomach flip means that she was excited? Scared? Or what?..

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Only context can tell which extreme emotion she felt.
 
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But all in all, it is about feeling something bad, isn't it? I guess it couldn't be understood as a physiological process in her stomach, right?
 

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How about turned her stomach?
 

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How about turned her stomach?

To me, that means "made her feel sick". It doesn't potentially suggest excitement.
 

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It could be that she just had 'butterflies in her stomach' - is that listed in our Idioms?

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