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1Vomit something.‘fortunately I brought up the poison’
vomit, retchView synonyms
- ‘My client brought up her lunch shortly after she ate.’
- ‘I almost brought up my dinner last night watching the news.’
- ‘What he saw hit him hard and he brought up his lunch.’
2Raise a matter for discussion or consideration.‘she tried repeatedly to bring up the subject of money’
mention, allude to, touch on, raise, broach, introduceView synonyms
- ‘I've considered bringing the matter up with my father but fear creating a rift.’
- ‘A day passed before the subject of a plan was brought up and discussed.’
- ‘She started to bring this matter up with Jack but he gave her a look as if he didn't want her to talk about this now.’
- ‘He seemed to have resentment in his voice whenever the matter of the song was brought up.’
- ‘She had not been expecting to go out, but the rather sore subject of marriage had been brought up.’
- ‘He informed me that he was going to bring the matter up at the Peace Council in the fall.’
- ‘My grandmother does not want me to bring this matter up at all because when I do, an argument starts.’
- ‘I know it's still early in our relationship, so I haven't brought the subject up since.’
- ‘If such sensitive matters are brought up in a matter-of-fact way, most patients will respond freely.’
- ‘I have tried to get the local group to bring this matter up because in the end, they are affected the most by it.’
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