vomit


vomit
01. He got seasick, and began to [vomit] after half an hour on the boat.
02. I [vomited] a couple of times last night because I drank too much.
03. He got really drunk at the party, and ended up outside, [vomiting] in the garden.
04. The most common symptoms of the flu are fever, [vomiting] and diarrhea.
05. The old man started [vomiting] blood, and died soon after.
06. He can't eat any dairy products or he'll [vomit] because he's allergic to them.
07. We tried to get the baby to eat a bit of banana, but he just [vomited] it all up afterwards.
08. After getting her teeth pulled, Sophie felt sick from the medicine and [vomited] a couple of times.
09. The little boy [vomited] after getting off the roller coaster at the fair.
10. There is a biblical proverb which suggests that as a dog returns to his [vomit], so a fool returns to his folly.
11. Enoch Powell once suggested that to write a diary every day is like returning to one's own [vomit].
12. He was rushed to the hospital after [vomiting] blood, and was diagnosed with stomach cancer.
13. You shouldn't make someone who has swallowed poison [vomit] unless you are told to do so by proper medical personnel.
14. Stephanie has an eating disorder, so she often makes herself [vomit] after a meal in order to stay slim.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • vomit — vomit …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Vomit — Vom it, n. [L. vomitus, from vomere, vomitum, to vomit; akin to Gr. ?, Skr. vam, Lith. vemiti. Cf. {Emetic}, {Vomito}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Matter that is vomited; esp., matter ejected from the stomach through the mouth. [1913 Webster] Like vomit… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vomit — (n.) late 14c., act of expelling contents of the stomach through the mouth, from L. vomitare to vomit often, frequentative of vomere spew forth, discharge, from PIE root *wem to spit, vomit (Cf. Gk. emein to vomit, emetikos provoking sickness;… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Vomit — Vom it, v. t. 1. To throw up; to eject from the stomach through the mouth; to disgorge; to puke; to spew out; often followed by up or out. [1913 Webster] The fish . . . vomited out Jonah upon the dry land. Jonah ii. 10. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vomit — [väm′it] n. [ME < L vomitus, a discharging, vomiting < pp. of vomere, to discharge, vomit < IE base * wemē > Gr emein, to vomit, OE wamm, stain, disgrace] 1. the act or process of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth …   English World dictionary

  • Vomit — Vom it, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Vomited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vomiting}.] [Cf. L. vomere, vomitum, and v. freq. vomitare. See {Vomit}, n.] To eject the contents of the stomach by the mouth; to puke; to spew. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vomit — ► VERB (vomited, vomiting) 1) eject matter from the stomach through the mouth. 2) emit in an uncontrolled stream or flow. ► NOUN ▪ matter vomited from the stomach. ORIGIN Latin vomere to vomit …   English terms dictionary

  • vomit — *belch, burp, disgorge, regurgitate, spew, throw up Analogous words: *eject, expel, oust …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • vomit — The verb has inflected forms vomited, vomiting …   Modern English usage

  • vomit — [v] disgorge be seasick*, be sick, bring up*, dry heave*, eject, emit, expel, gag*, heave*, hurl*, puke*, regurgitate, retch, ruminate, spew, spit up, throw up, upchuck*; concepts 179,185,308 …   New thesaurus


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