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slang To vomit, especially violently or in great amount. I felt like I was going to blow chunks from seasickness out on that boat.
slang To vomit. I felt like I was going to blow grits from seasickness out on that boat.
grit (one's) teeth
1. To clench one's teeth, as from anger, pain, or displeasure. The doctor didn't have any anesthetic, so all I could do was grit my teeth while he stitched the wound in my leg. He narrowed his eyes and gritted his teeth after overhearing the insults from the man behind him.
2. To become resolved to do or accept something particularly difficult or unpleasant. If you hate this class so much, you better grit your teeth and get a passing grade so that you don’t have to take it again next year. The senators put aside their differences, gritted their teeth, and worked together to solve the crisis.
have gravy on (one's) grits
slang To be wealthy. They must have gravy on their grits if they own a huge house like that. After working so many low-paying jobs, I'm still not used to having gravy on my grits all of a sudden.
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blow ˈchunks(American English, slang) vomit (= bring food from the stomach back out through the mouth): Harry is green — looks like he’s going to blow chunks.
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blow chunksand blow chow and blow grits and blow lunch
tv. to vomit. She drank too much and left the room to blow chunks. Oh my God! She’s blowing grits on my sofa!
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have gravy on one’s grits
tv. to be rich. He got himself a good job and has gravy on his grits while I’m still eating taters.
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