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as a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his folly

Foolish people are apt to repeat their missteps. A: "I can't believe Sarah is going skiing again, after she broke her leg the last time." B: "Well, as a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his folly."
See also: dog, folly, fool, repeat, return

vomit something out

Fig. [for something] to spill forth a great deal of something. The volcano vomited the lava out for days. It vomited out hot lava for months.
See also: out, vomit

vomit something up

to bring up something from the stomach by vomiting. The dog vomited the chocolate cake up. Fido vomited up the rabbit.
See also: up, vomit

vomit forth

v.
1. To be discharged forcefully and abundantly; spew or gush: The dam burst, and the floodwaters vomited forth.
2. To eject or discharge something in a gush; spew something out: The volcano vomited forth lava and ash. The belly of the ship opened and vomited the cargo forth.
See also: forth, vomit

vomit up

v.
To eject some contents of the stomach through the mouth: I vomited up my dinner. The bird vomited the worm up for its young.
See also: up, vomit
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The study was conducted on the background that an optimal perioperative patient comfort is of outstanding interest and nausea & vomiting with average incidence of 30% is rated as one of the most undesirable events in the context of surgery and anaesthesia.
Table 4: Incident Cases of Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting in Spain (2013-2023)
Vomiting usually has three phases: nausea in which a dog may withdraw, become quiet or drool; retching or stomach contractions; and finally forcefully expelling stomach contents.
Prepare cold food meals if cooking increases feelings of nausea, which may lead to vomiting.
He was eating well, looked healthy, and had normal bowel function," she recalls, "but the vomiting went on for more than a month.
Anticipatory nausea and vomiting is usually refractory to standard antiemetic therapy.
The occurrence and severity of nausea and vomiting were assessed using the visual analog scale (VAS) where a VAS score of zero indicated no nausea and a score of 10 indicated the most severe nausea.
Keywords: Anaesthesia, Dexamethasone, Ondansetron, Post operative nausea and vomiting (PONV).
The trials set up that Akynzeo was effective in preventing vomiting and nausea than palonosetron taken alone.
A council spokesperson said: "A number of pupils are absent from Ysgol Brynrefail due to vomiting and diarrhoea.
According to the site the actress claimed his vomiting made her realise then that she is "a monster" who makes people vomit just by touching her.
Teens who engage in indoor tanning have higher rates of unhealthy weight control behaviors, such as taking diet pills or vomiting to lose weight, according to a recent study.
Despite decreased abdominal complications than open surgery, one of its significant problems is post-operative nausea and vomiting about 40-70%.
Objective: To compare the efficacy of ondansetron alone and combination of ondansetron and dexamethasone in preventing post-operative nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy.