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Examples of hangover in a Sentence
She woke up with a hangover.
Recent Examples of hangover from the Web
Over and over and over again, with 13-3 team after 13-3 team, from Grbac over Gannon to Matt Cassel’s Pro Bowl season to the 28-point lead in Indianapolis, each and every party has been followed by a crushing hangover.
Zhang’s cotton factory was a Mao-era hangover, deep in rural Shandong.
Francona didn't expect a hangover and saw no signs of it Saturday, least of all in his all-world shortstop.
Though a single September loss does not eliminate a team from title contention – especially those teams that play in one of the power five conferences – the hangover effect can be huge.
Some people downed a whole four ounces hoping for a hangover cure.
But many in the community are skeptical of the idea of using taxpayer money on a soccer stadium, especially with a lingering hangover from the county's previous stadium deals with the Bengals and the Reds.
Do brides actually have more fun when zero free time is allotted for talking to partners back home or checking emails or going for a run or nursing hangovers?
Loading Precious objects: a lamp from the Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle Hotel, a brain, and Oki, the miraculous Italian hangover cure.
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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.
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