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Definition of throw up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


throw up

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
to vomit The smell made me want to throw up.

    throw somethingup

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  1. 1to vomit food The baby's thrown up her dinner.
  2. 2to make people notice something Her research has thrown up some interesting facts.
  3. 3to build something suddenly or in a hurry They're throwing up new housing developments all over the place.
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