In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1hacer arcadasthe sight of it made her retch — al verlo le dieron arcadas
- Pain relief therefore meant pills, but Bea can't stand taking tablets - she retches, chokes and finds it virtually impossible to swallow them, and these were massive.
- Gabriel was very much awake, leaning over one side of the cot, coughing and retching as phlegm emitted from his mouth and fell to the floor.
- And suddenly a wave of nausea hit him, so that he had to lean his head against the side of the car and retch.
- He began to violently retch, through nausea rather than any serious problem.
- She had seen him sweat and shake and retch in the grip of his craving.
- Ask a 5-year-old if he wants zucchini with his dinner, and he'll probably produce retching sounds loud enough to startle the neighbors and scare the dog.
- I tasted bile and retched again, my stomach jerking agonizingly.
- The thought made her retch, though her stomach was long empty.
- She still feels nauseous, so forces a finger down her throat but manages just a dry retch.
- She was coughing and retching and her whole body was shaking in my arms.
- Within seconds, Evin could faintly be heard retching behind the door.
- Bile rises within me and I retch emptily, my sight blurring as the tears begin to fall.
- In between the sounds of his gagging and retching, he sobbed wildly, gasping for breath, barely able to breathe.
- But the air was suddenly clean and clear and he was coughing so much he almost retched and Abby was coughing, too, sounding like she had pneumonia.
- I was hanging over the edge of the bed, gagging and retching, though mercifully nothing was coming out.
- In my room, I did what I could of my homework, until the urge to retch was too strong.
- It makes choking and gasping noises, retching and hacking and throwing itself across the grass with incredible force.
- Just a dry retch was all I could manage.
- Standing up quickly, she watched the boy roll around on the floor pathetically, crying, gasping and retching.
- Ray had to cover her mouth and nose, trying to prevent herself from retching as the smell reached her sensitive nostrils.
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