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Examples of hangover in a Sentence
She woke up with a hangover.
Recent Examples of hangover from the Web
There are no tales of hangovers or diva antics to explain her lateness; her team simply apologizes for traffic and their Uber driver getting lost.
Every few days, the bears will be sedated, a needle will be inserted into their gall bladders and bile extracted to be sold as a cure for anything from hemorrhoids to a hangover.
Every few days, the bears are sedated, a needle is inserted into their gall bladders and bile is extracted to be sold as a cure for ailments as diverse as hemorrhoids and hangovers.
There's no documented proof, Chandrasekaran said, that IV therapy cures a hangover.
Make way for regrets, recriminations and the basis for a lifelong hangover.
The relationship between the amount and frequency of drinking [and hangovers] isn’t even clear.
The yellow liquid is falsely marketed as a treatment for everything from cancer to hangovers.
Beer Under Glass The ninth annual BUG is on a Friday for the first time—the better to sleep off the next day's hangover in bed rather than at your desk.
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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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