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throw (sth) up

informal
phrasal verb with throw uk   /θrəʊ/  us   /θroʊ/ verb (threw, thrown)
B2 to ​vomit: I ​spent all ​nightthrowing up. He ​threw up his ​breakfast all over the back ​seat of the ​car.

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throw sth up

phrasal verb with throw uk   /θrəʊ/  us   /θroʊ/ verb (threw, thrown)
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throw sth up

phrasal verb with throw uk   us   /θrəʊ/ verb [T] (threw, thrown)
to ​produce or show something such as an ​idea or fact: The ​meeting threw up some interesting ​ideas. Our ​marketresearch threw up a few ​key facts.
UK informal to ​leave a ​job suddenly: He threw up his high-paid city ​job to ​move into the ​not-for-profitsector.
(Definition of throw sth up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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