lose (one's) lunch

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lose (one's) lunch

slang To vomit. I felt like I was going to lose my lunch from seasickness out on that boat.
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lose one's lunch

Vomit, as in When Anne saw the wound, she thought she'd lose her lunch. This expression does not usually refer to a specific meal and probably survives because of alliteration. [Colloquial; c. 1940]
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lose your lunch

vomit. informal euphemistic
2005 Sunday Times In March, Insanity—the Ride opened at the Stratosphere Hotel, offering a memorable way to lose your lunch. At a height of 906 ft, the ride uses centrifugal force to fling passengers 64 ft out over Sin City.
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lose one’s lunch

verb
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Despite appearances to the contrary, our shame had nothing to do with me and everything to do with my poor travel-sick dog, who in an uncharacteristic act of selflessness chose to lose his lunch out of the window, not onto my lap.
In the absence of cable TV or a VCR, he would get his parents to take him to horror flicks at the local cinema, despite the fact that young Eli would regularly lose his lunch, there and then.