no stomach for, have

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no stomach for, have

Dislike, be unable to tolerate, as in Pat has no stomach for violent movies. This expression uses stomach in the sense of "appetite" or "relish for." [Early 1700s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
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