One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of food) take a long time to be digested.
- ‘My the dogs gobble them up too quickly and they didn't sit on the stomach well.’
- ‘Greasy dumplings can sit heavy on the stomach at 10: 30 am.’
- ‘It tends to sit heavy on the stomach.’
- ‘Salmon baked in tarragon and cray fish tails with basil in filo pastry do not sit on the stomach in the same way as most festive fare.’
- ‘The first two helpings didn't taste like much except vanilla, though silkier, but the ice cream sat heavy on the stomach because of the syrup's sweetness.’
- ‘While it looked like it might sit heavy on the stomach, I was pleasantly surprised how tasty and light it really was.’
- ‘It smells of chemicals, doesn't taste that great, and seems to sit on the stomach.’
- ‘A little goes a long way and sits heavy on the stomach.’
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