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be sick, spew, spew up, fetch upView synonyms
- ‘The third guy said, "I went home and blew chunks."’
- ‘I'm about ready to blow chunks when I stumble past a rack of Hurley clothing, and I lost it completely!’
- ‘David, if you blow chunks in my shop, I'm going to make you eat it, I swear.’
- ‘I fear that I might blow chunks at any minute.’
- ‘I tried to eat a big plate of greasy pasta afterwards and blew chunks.’
- ‘We've all blown chunks in some dirty bathroom or bedroom or backseat.’
- ‘I remember seeing Waters ' old movie "Pink Flamingos" and thinking I would blow chunks.’
- ‘Eddie Jones took a hit to the groin that was so powerful that he actually blew chunks.’
- ‘If you weren't blowing chunks or passing out, you weren't working hard enough.’
- ‘Chaz smiled weakly, looking every bit like he was about to blow chunks all over everybody.’
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