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    #1

    spill out vs vomit or throw up

    Can you say "spill out" instead of "vomit or throw up" like in this case?

    My baby happened to eat an onion peel on the floor. We had him spill it out.

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    Re: spill out vs vomit or throw up

    No. Depending on his age, if it's still in his mouth, you can get him to spit it out or open his mouth and pull it out yourself with a finger.

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    Re: spill out vs vomit or throw up

    If the baby actually ate it, it's too late for him to spit it out. If he had only put it in his mouth but not yet swallowed it, he could spit it out or you could remove it with your finger. If he's actually swallowed it, then he would have to vomit in order to bring it back up from the stomach and out of his body. That's a bit extreme though - it's just a bit of onion peel so it won't do him any harm.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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