How to use Thrown-up in a sentence

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  • Her stomach was content, and she hadn't thrown up.

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  • Even if she did, the feds had thrown up walls on the other side that looked like they could withstand a nuclear blast.

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  • Barricades were thrown up in the principal streets, and the surrounding houses were occupied by the insurgents.

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  • Laterally the foot gives rise to a pair of mobile fleshy lobes, the parapodia (ep), which can be thrown up so as to cover in the dorsal surface of the animal.

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  • For cotton cultivation the land is ploughed, carefully levelled, and then thrown up into ridges about 3 ft.

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  • A famous fountain in the Groznyi oil field in the northern Caucasus, which began to flow in August 1895, was estimated to have thrown up during the first three days 1,200,000 poods (over 4,500,000 gallons, or about 18,500 tons) of oil a day.

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  • The Central Cordillera consists mainly of crystalline and volcanic rocks, on each side of which are aqueous, in great part Jurassic, strata thrown up almost vertically.

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  • The seaward horn of this bay, however, is formed by a narrow protruding bank of sand and stones, thrown up by a southward current along the Yorkshire coast, and known as Spurn Head.

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  • It now appeared that the enemy had dammed the sweet-water canal and blocked the railway at Tell-el-Mahuta, where entrenchments had been thrown up and resistance seemed to be contemplated.

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  • A causeway of boulders and pebbles, thrown up by the sea and passable at low tide, unites Marazion with the insular St Michael's Mount (q.v.).

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  • It was a production thrown up by the waves of the sea, and was used by the inhabitants to burn instead of wood.

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  • In the time of Edward the Confessor the town seems to have consisted of the mill and a fortification or earthwork which was probably thrown up by Alfred as a defence against the Danes; but it had increased in importance before the Conquest, and appears in Domesday as a thriving borough and port.

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  • Farther west, on the coast, and provided with a convenient harbour, stands Pozzuoli (Puteoli), a city containing many Roman remains, but now chiefly remarkable for the large gunworks erected by Messrs Armstrong & Co.; and beyond it, round the Bay of Baiae, are Monte Nuovo, a hill thrown up in a single night in September 1538; the classic site of Baiae; the Lucrine Lake; Lake Avernus; the Lake of Fusaro (Acherusia Palus); the Elysian t Fields; and the port and promontory of Misenum.

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  • Cromwell in his Scottish campaign built the Citadel in 1650 and the mounds on the links, known as "Giant's Brae" and "Lady Fife's Brae," were thrown up by the Protector as batteries.

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  • London's greasy spoon cafes have thrown up a culture of their own and this site pays tribute to them.

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  • At other points, for example by the Jet Gasoline Station, mud thrown up by passing traffic has totally obliterated the line.

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  • However, the fixture list has thrown up one fixture that is a potential tinderbox.

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  • On the night of the 16th-17th December, Dugommier, Bonaparte, Victor and Muiron headed the storming column which forced its way into the chief battery thrown up by the besieged on the height behind l'Eguillette; and on the next day Hood and Langara set sail, leaving the royalists to the vengeance of the Jacobins.

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  • Several battalions of soldiers, in their shirt sleeves despite the cold wind, swarmed in these earthworks like a host of white ants; spadefuls of red clay were continually being thrown up from behind the bank by unseen hands.

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  • Our right flank is over there"--he pointed sharply to the right, far away in the broken ground--"That's where the Moskva River is, and we have thrown up three redoubts there, very strong ones.

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  • At first, however, the Quakers seemed just one of many groups thrown up by the upheavals of the English Revolution.

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  • Targets can be thrown up to 100 meters with the added advantage of built in windage adjustment.

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  • Decorating is a fun but at times frustrating activity, and at some point during the process you've probably thrown up your hands and cried out, "Give me some ideas on interior design!"

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  • Dahlia imperialis - Large and graceful much-divided leaves, and flowers of a beautiful French white, thrown up in a great cone-like mass.

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  • Some feel long hair is easier to style because it can be thrown up into ponytails and buns, while others love the idea of a quick shower and shake with short hair.

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  • Your child may also enjoy Shizzle Rocks, which can be thrown up into the air and are then pulled back together with magnetic force, causing them to make a distinctive buzzing sound.

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