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vomit

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
vomitvom‧it1 /ˈvɒmɪt $ ˈvɑː-/ ●○○ verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 MIto bring food or drink up from your stomach out through your mouth, because you are ill 🔊 He had swallowed so much sea water he wanted to vomit. 🔊 I knew I was really in trouble when I began vomiting blood.vomit up 🔊 I vomited up most of my dinner.RegisterIn everyday English, people usually say that someone throws up, is sick, or in American English gets sick:He threw up his dinner.
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vomitAny more of her little digs at me and her sickening smiles of lust at Luke and I shall vomit.In fact, Brown never came to the stadium because he was home, and probably vomiting.The shot nearly knocked her cold; she went out and vomited beside the shower.If she starts vomiting, contact the doctor immediately.Later that evening he was taken to hospital, vomiting uncontrollably.
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vomitvomit2 ●○○ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MIfood or other substances that come up from your stomach and through your mouth when you vomit
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vomitAnd the stage was in a terrible mess, all blood and vomit, and the scenery all smashed up.Ceilings and partitions had fallen, plaster, dust, blood and vomit were everywhere.Migraine, too, is followed by nausea and vomit rather as sin is followed by remorse.Characteristics and quantity of vomit, gastric aspirate, and stools were recorded.The stench of the floor was close to him, the smell of vomit and of urine.He has since died a sad death at Saigon, choked in his own vomit after a bout of energetic drinking.He'd choked on his own vomit after a session of sniffing aerosols.Morrison died after choking on his own vomit.The car seat was covered with vomit.
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Verb table
vomit
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyvomit
he, she, itvomits
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyvomited
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave vomited
he, she, ithas vomited
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad vomited
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill vomit
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have vomited
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam vomiting
he, she, itis vomiting
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you, we, theyare vomiting
Past
I, he, she, itwas vomiting
you, we, theywere vomiting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been vomiting
he, she, ithas been vomiting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been vomiting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be vomiting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been vomiting
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