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- v. Used other than as an idiom: see throw, up.
- v. To vomit.
- v. To produce something new or unexpected.
- v. To cause something such as dust or water to rise into the air.
- v. To erect, particularly hastily.
- v. To give up, abandon (something).
- v. To display a gang sign using the hands
- n. Vomit.
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- v. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
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He had spoken to Mr. Monk on the subject, as it were asking Mr. Monk's permission to throw up his office, and vote against Mr. Mildmay.
As for the Amplitur, they did not throw up their tentacles in triumph and husk hosannas to the Purpose.
Her hooves throw up clods of dirt as we race back the way we came.
“At least I have a woman willing to throw up on me; whereas you, Killkenny, have to sit up on a knoll in the dark to be near yours.”
If the family comes under attack, or if it is threatened by internal dissension, COAs tend to reach out for too much responsibility, or throw up their hands in disgust or dismay and renounce responsibility entirely.
The thudding hooves of the horses throw up clods of dirt as they race toward each other.
If she said she was too busy playing tonsil hockey with Tyler to come study with me and Maya, I was going to throw up all over my phone.
Let us throw up ejaculations of prayer to Him more and more while we are at our daily employments; you in the timber-yard, down among the ships, at the desk, and at the Council-table; and I among my books, and among my people, and in my pulpit.
As one looks back toward the Upper Silarus from the plain, the mountains seem to retreat gracefully from each other at the valleys entrance, only to throw up a rock wall again where the river turns.
Klab wore a sick smile and seemed to throw up in his mouth.