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retch

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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retchretch /retΚƒ/ verb [intransitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š MISICK/VOMITto try to vomit syn gag πŸ”Š The smell made her retch.
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retchβ€’ The smell from the creek was enough to make you retch.β€’ Fourth Aunt listened with alarm to the sound of the middle-aged woman retching.β€’ I followed one up the motorway just yesterday and it was all I could do to not retch.β€’ I took off my jacket, laid it on the bed, walked to the bucket, and retched.β€’ He felt his stomach heave and he retched against the wall.β€’ Everyone saw him slide suddenly from his horse and bend, retching and whistling, into the grass.β€’ He wants to retch but he does not want to make a sound.β€’ Only fear kept him from retching when he had taken a long drink.β€’ Nausea of vomiting or retching with great anxiety.
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Verb table
retch
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyretch
he, she, itretches
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyretched
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave retched
he, she, ithas retched
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad retched
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill retch
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have retched
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam retching
he, she, itis retching
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you, we, theyare retching
Past
I, he, she, itwas retching
you, we, theywere retching
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been retching
he, she, ithas been retching
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been retching
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be retching
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been retching
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