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retch up

To vomit (something). A noun or pronoun can be used between "retch" and "up." I feel so sick after that car ride, I think I may retch up. The poor kid retched his lunch up after being spun around so fast.
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retch up

v.
To eject some contents of the stomach by vomiting: I retched up my dinner. The baby retched the mashed carrots up.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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