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    I was vomited at drainage.

    I felt cool yesterday afternoon. My stomach feels uncomfortable while I was outside and felt want to vomit. I was vomited at drainage. I felt better after vomit. After that I drank yogurt. When I was home I feel tired and just lay down on bed to rest.

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    I was vomited at drainage.
    Is ditch, drainage or drain? What we call in the picture above?

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    #2
    "I was vomited at drainage" is completely wrong. Vomit is an active verb: I vomited. Turning to the picture of where you vomited, your proposed choices are also all wrong. I would call that a gutter, but I think this usage varies geographically.

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    Re: I was vomited at drainage.

    I felt cool yesterday afternoon. My stomach feels felt uncomfortable while I was outside and I felt want to vomit like vomiting. I was vomited at drainage vomited into a drain. I felt better after vomiting. After that, I drank yogurt. When I was got home, I feel felt tired and just lay down on the bed to rest.

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    Last edited by emsr2d2; 29-Oct-2014 at 09:12. Reason: Correcting a mistake - by two moderators

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    Re: I was vomited at drainage.

    tedmc and jasonree, note that the past tense of "to vomit" is "vomited" and the continuous is "vomiting". The "t" is not doubled. I have corrected the spellings in tedmc's response.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I was vomited at drainage.

    emsr2d2
    The spelling is a bit tricky because other similar words are spelt with double 't's'.

    remitting
    emitting
    transmitting
    omitting

    Vomiting seems to be derived from 'vomite'.

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    Re: I was vomited at drainage.

    Yes, I am aware that English spelling is a tricky issue! There are plenty of exceptions to every rule. If I had five pounds for every time I have had to correct "focussed" and "focussing" to "focused" and "focusing" when I'm proofreading, I'd be a rich woman!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I was vomited at drainage.

    In all the words listed with a doubled 't', the stress is on the 'ít' in the base form. In 'vomiting', the stress is on 'vom'.

    PS: Like 'vomiting', we have: editing, exiting, profiting ..., none of which double the 't' and all of which take the stress on the first (non-ít') syllable.
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