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keep down (3)

Meaning: to keep food in your stomach even though you feel like vomiting

For example:

  • keep sth down The food was so bad that I had trouble keeping it down.

  • keep sth down Henrik is so sick that he can't even keep water down for long.

Quick Quiz:

Terry tried to keep the food down, but he couldn't help
  1. eating more
  2. his friend to eat it
  3. vomiting it up

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