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throw sth up

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

(JOB)

UK informal If you throw up your job, you choose to leave it or stop doing it: He's thrown up his job and gone off to Africa to work for a children's charity.

(IDEA)

to produce new problems or ideas: The meeting threw up some interesting ideas.
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