tumatahip ang dibdib (tumátahíp ang dibdíb) Filipino/Tagalog term
Literal meaning: the chest is winnowing
- kumakaba ang dibdib dahil sa galit o takot
- a very rapid beating of the heart because of anger or fear
- Maria was really nervous when she went in the cemetery alone.
- I could feel the palpitation of your heart while you were having an argument with the person who crashed your new car.