Correct spelling, explanation: stomach is a word that has its origin in Old French and it entered English in the times of Middle English. The meaning, however, changed as it used to mean to resent while now stomach usually refers to an internal organ of our body. It usually functions as a noun, but it can also be a verb.
Definition of stomach:
noun – our internal organ that takes a crucial part in food digestion,
It was delicious, but my stomach is full.
verb – to try to deal with a difficult or unpleasant situation,
Telling him the truth was difficult to stomach for me, but I just had to do it.
Expressions with stomach:
Some common expressions with stomach include:
empty stomach – it’s when you haven’t eaten anything and you feel hungry,
You shouldn’t work out at the gym with an empty stomach.
turn sb’s stomach – it’s when something suddenly makes you feel sick,
It turned my stomach when I saw him eating with his dirty hands.
stomach ache – when you feel pain in your stomach,
I love chocolate, but it gives me a stomachache when I eat too much of it.
Incorrect spelling, explanation: the word stomach seems to have an easy spelling, but still quite a large number of English users spell it wrong by adding the letter -e at the end, which gives a wrong form
stomache. The mistake might be the result of the fact that the word is often a part of a collocation stomachache, which ends with an -e letter.
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