HyperDic: spit_up

English > 2 senses of the expression spit up:
VERBpossessionspit up, cough up, pony upgive reluctantly
bodyspit up, expectorate, cough up, cough out, spit outdischarge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth
English > spit up: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningGive reluctantly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymscough up, pony up
Broadergivetransfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
See alsospitexpel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth
Spanishdesembolsar, escupir, soltar pasta, soltar
Catalandeixar anar, desemborsar, desembossar
English > spit up: 2 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningDischarge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsexpectorate, cough up, cough out, spit out
Narrowercoughexhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion
spit, ptyalize, ptyalise, spew, spueExpel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth
splutter, sputter, spit outspit up in an explosive manner
Broaderexhaust, discharge, expel, eject, releaseEliminate (a substance)
See alsospitexpel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth
Spanishexpectorar
Catalanexpectorar

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