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Examples of hangover in a Sentence
She woke up with a hangover.
Recent Examples of hangover from the Web
Barcelona avoided a European hangover by beating Valencia 2-1 at the Nou Camp following their extremely disappointing 3-0 loss to Roma which saw them get knocked out of the Champions League.
Sort of like the Super Bowl, but often with a hangover.
Trump’s heady economic potion, however, is masking misguided policies that could leave those same businesses with a severe hangover from today’s celebration.
Experts aren’t sure why migraines, much less migraine hangovers, happen.
Lovely Finish, raw from burns on the left side of her face and neck with an eye still as beet-red as a Las Vegas hangover, landed at the Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe.
Too much will have an opposite effect, leaving you with a hangover instead of a cold cure.
All that fluid loss leads to dehydration, which causes many notorious hangover symptoms.
Randall BentonThe Sacramento Bee Weed-based, alcohol-free beers come with the promise of reducing, if not eliminating, hangovers.
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Did You Know?
The effects of hangovers have been hanging around for ages. The word itself, however, has only been fermenting since the late 19th century. Originally, hangover described someone or something that remained or simply survived, but it was later distilled into common use as a word for the effects of overconsumption of alcohol or drugs. These days, hangover can also suggest an emotional letdown or an undesirable prolongation of notes or sounds from a loudspeaker.
HANGOVER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hangover for English Language Learners
: a sick feeling or condition that comes after drinking too much alcohol at an earlier time
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