I tried puking up my meals in ninth grade, but that seems to be more your thing

17:44 Sep 26, 2018
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English term or phrase: I tried puking up my meals in ninth grade, but that seems to be more your thing
Hi everybody! Since it's days I am trying to find the meaning of this sentence, I am giving Proz a try.
Context is a girl who is teasing another (a Barbie-style one) and she says "I tried puking up my meals in ninth grade, but that seems to be more your thing than mine.”

I can get the literal meaning of the first part, but have no idea what's the true meaning of it. Must be idiomatic, I guess...any suggestion? Thanks!
Cecilia Negri
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5"That seems to be your thing"
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Kamlesh Dhavale


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5 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
"That seems to be your thing"


Explanation:
This phrase means that puking is your specialty, not mine. So I will not continue with puking.

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Note added at 5 days (2018-10-02 07:36:17 GMT)
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The first part of the sentence means that puking (vomiting) was tried by the speaker as a remedy for something or to get over something (such as a bad mood). Hope this helps.

Kamlesh Dhavale
India
Local time: 15:03
Native speaker of: Native in MarathiMarathi, Native in HindiHindi
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