A sob <rolled up in me>.

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Junwei Guo

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"A sob rolled up in me. I flung up my hands and cried as I never had in my life."
What does "roll up in me" mean here?
  • Hildy1

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    English - US and Canada
    I would guess it means "a sob rose in me", with the additional suggestion that the sob, or the emotion causing it, was like an ocean wave.
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