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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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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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If I hear another Democrat drone on about the rich paying their "fair share" I may lose my lunch. The president has probably uttered this divisive and dishonest line a thousand times.
I know I shall have to go there tomorrow and lose my lunch - usually a huge turkey leg and a large Coke (about pounds 4).
His films always make me lose my lunch (fortunately, I'd eaten at an appalling cafe on the way to the airport, so at least his timing was good, for once), and five minutes of his nauseating I'm-a-child-in-a-man's-body routine invariably leads to action-painting-on-the-carpet time for me.