turn feel like jelly

turn feel like jelly
turn to/feel/like jelly phrase
if your legs or another part of your body turn to jelly or feel like jelly, they suddenly feel very weak because you are nervous or frightened

With legs slowly turning to jelly, I skied down the steep slope.

Thesaurus: to worry or feel nervous about somethingsynonym
Main entry: jelly

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