Yes, “Kennedy's celebrated speech on separation of church and state” made Rick Santorum “want to throw up.”
Olympia Snowe is the latest to throw up her hands in disgust.
Republicans throw up procedural obstacles just to gum up the works and run out the clock.
However, Thune acknowledged that individual senators had the rights and prerogratives to throw up procedural hurdles.
"Don't just throw up a wiki and hope that something miraculous will happen," he wrote in an email.
I am quite willing to throw up the part; I can only sing the opera as it is written.
"I hope he's not so excited he'll throw up," Cathy said worriedly.
Why, what'll you do if you throw up this fine position with Mr. Hawes?
Do not throw up all; am not I here ready to do your bidding, whatever it may be?
The river at Cloisterham is sufficiently near the sea to throw up oftentimes a quantity of seaweed.
"to project, propel," c.1300, from Old English þrawan "to twist, turn writhe" (past tense þreow, past participle þrawen), from Proto-Germanic *thræ- (cf. Old Saxon thraian, Middle Dutch dræyen, Dutch draaien, Old High German draen, German drehen "to turn, twist;" not found in Scandinavian or Gothic), from PIE *tere- "to rub, turn, rub by turning, bore" (cf. Sanskrit turah "wounded, hurt," Greek teirein "to rub, rub away," Latin terere "to rub, thresh, grind, wear away," Old Church Slavonic tiro "to rub," Lithuanian trinu "to rub," Old Irish tarathar "borer," Welsh taraw "to strike").
Not the usual Old English word for "to throw" (weorpan, related to warp (v.) was common in this sense). The sense evolution may be via the notion of whirling a missile before throwing it. The sense of "put by force" (e.g. throw in jail) is first recorded 1560; that of "to confuse, flabbergast" is from 1844; that of "lose deliberately" is from 1868.
To throw the book at (someone) is 1932, from notion of judge sentencing a criminal from a law book full of possible punishments. To throw (one's) hat in the ring "issue a challenge," especially to announce one's candidacy, first recorded 1917. To throw up "vomit" is first recorded 1732.
"act of throwing," 1520s, from throw (v.). Wrestling sense is first attested 1819.