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    hear a thump

    Dear all,

    What is the meaning of the expression: "To hear a thump"?

    Dr. A: Have you read the side effects of those drugs?
    Dr. B: I haven't heard a thump. So may be he's still quietly puking.

    "about a patient"

    What does that expression mean?

    Thanks a lot.

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    Re: hear a thump

    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    Dr. A: Have you read the side effects of those drugs?
    Dr. B: I haven't heard a thump. So may be he's still quietly puking.
    One of the side effects of the drug may be a tendency to faint.

    Dr B is jokingly suggesting that he has not heard the noise of the patient falling to the floor. 'Maybe' is one word.

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    Re: hear a thump

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    One of the side effects of the drug may be a tendency to faint.

    Dr B is jokingly suggesting that he has not heard the noise of the patient falling to the floor. 'Maybe' is one word.
    Thanks a lot.

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