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      vb   , throws, throwing, threw, thrown   mainly tr  
1    also intr   to project or cast (something) through the air, esp. with a rapid motion of the arm and wrist  
2    foll by: in, on, onto, etc.   to put or move suddenly, carelessly, or violently  
she threw her clothes onto the bed     
3    to bring to or cause to be in a specified state or condition, esp. suddenly or unexpectedly  
the news threw the family into a panic     
4    to direct or cast (a shadow, light, etc.)  
5    to project (the voice) so as to make it appear to come from other than its source  
6    to give or hold (a party)  
7    to cause to fall or be upset; dislodge  
the horse soon threw his rider     
a    to tip (dice) out onto a flat surface  
b    to obtain (a specified number) in this way  
9    to shape (clay) on a potter's wheel  
10    to move (a switch or lever) to engage or disengage a mechanism  
11    to be subjected to (a fit)  
12    to turn (wood, etc.) on a lathe  
13    Informal   to baffle or astonish; confuse  
the last question on the test paper threw me     
14      (Boxing)   to deliver (a punch)  
15      (Wrestling)   to hurl (an opponent) to the ground  
16    Informal   to lose (a contest, fight, etc.) deliberately, esp. in boxing  
a    to play (a card)  
b    to discard (a card)  
18    (of a female animal, esp. a cow) to give birth to (young)  
19    to twist or spin (filaments) into thread  
20    throw cold water on (something)  
Informal   to be unenthusiastic about or discourage (something)  
21    throw oneself at   to strive actively to attract the attention or affection of  
22    throw oneself into   to involve oneself enthusiastically in  
23    throw oneself on   to rely entirely upon  
he threw himself on the mercy of the police     
24    the act or an instance of throwing  
25    the distance or extent over which anything may be thrown  
a stone's throw     
26    Informal   a chance, venture, or try  
27    an act or result of throwing dice  
a    the eccentricity of a cam  
b    the radial distance between the central axis of a crankshaft and the axis of a crankpin forming part of the shaft  
29    a decorative light blanket or cover, as thrown over a chair  
30    a sheet of fabric used for draping over an easel or unfinished painting, etc., to keep the dust off  
31      (Geology)   the vertical displacement of rock strata at a fault  
32      (Physics)   the deflection of a measuring instrument as a result of a sudden fluctuation,   (See also)        throw about       throwaway       throwback       throw in       throw off       throw out       throw over       throw together       throw up  
     (Old English thrawan to turn, torment; related to Old High German draen to twist, Latin terere to rub)  
  thrower      n  

free throw  
      n     (Basketball)   an unimpeded shot at the basket from the free-throw line given for a technical fault (one free shot) or a foul (two free shots)  
stone's throw  
      n   a short distance,   (Also called)    stonecast  
throw about  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to spend (one's money) in a reckless and flaunting manner  
2    throw one's weight about  
Informal   to act in an authoritarian or aggressive manner  
throw in  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to add (something extra) at no additional cost  
2    to contribute or interpose (a remark, argument, etc.), esp. in a discussion  
3    throw in one's hand  
a    (in cards) to concede defeat by putting one's cards down  
b    to give in and accept defeat; discontinue a venture  
4    throw in the towel (or sponge)  
a    (in boxing) to concede defeat by the throwing of a towel (or sponge) into the ring by a second  
b    to give in and accept defeat; discontinue a venture  
5      (Soccer)   the method of putting the ball into play after it has gone into touch by throwing it two-handed from behind the head to a teammate, both feet being kept on the ground  
throw off  
      vb   mainly tr, adv  
1    to free oneself of; discard  
2    to produce or utter in a casual manner  
to throw off a witty remark     
3    to escape from or elude  
the fox rapidly threw off his pursuers     
4    to confuse or disconcert  
the interruption threw the young pianist off     
5    intr, often foll by: at     (Austral. and N.Z.)  
informal   to deride or ridicule  
throw out  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to discard or reject  
2    to expel or dismiss, esp. forcibly  
3    to construct (something projecting or prominent, such as a wing of a building)  
4    to put forward or offer  
the chairman threw out a new proposal     
5    to utter in a casual or indirect manner  
to throw out a hint     
6    to confuse or disconcert  
the noise threw his concentration out     
7    to give off or emit  
8      (Cricket)   (of a fielder) to put (the batsman) out by throwing the ball to hit the wicket  
9      (Baseball)   to make a throw to a teammate who in turn puts out (a base runner)  
throw over  
      vb   tr, adv   to forsake or abandon; jilt  
throw together  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to assemble hurriedly  
2    to cause to become casually acquainted  
throw up  
      vb   adv, mainly tr  
1    to give up; abandon, relinquish  
2    to build or construct hastily  
3    to reveal; produce  
every generation throws up its own leaders     
4    also intr  
Informal   to vomit  
throw weight  
      n   the maximum weight of supplementary mechanisms that can be lifted by the boost stages of a particular missile  
Diccionario de inglés definición  



1    cast, chuck     (informal)   fling, heave, hurl, launch, lob     (informal)   pitch, project, propel, put, send, shy, sling, toss  
2      (informal)   astonish, baffle, confound, confuse, disconcert, dumbfound, faze, put one off one's stroke, throw off, throw one off one's stride, throw out  
3    bring down, dislodge, fell, floor, hurl to the ground, overturn, unseat, upset  
4    cast, fling, heave, lob     (informal)   pitch, projection, put, shy, sling, toss  
5      (informal)   attempt, chance, essay, gamble, hazard, try, venture, wager  

throw away  
1    axe     (informal)   bin     (informal)   cast off, chuck     (informal)   discard, dispense with, dispose of, ditch     (slang)   dump     (informal)   get rid of, jettison, junk     (informal)   reject, scrap, throw out  
2    blow     (slang)   fail to exploit, fritter away, lose, make poor use of, squander, waste  
1    conserve, keep, preserve, rescue, retain, retrieve, salvage, save  
throw off  
1    abandon, cast off, discard, drop, free oneself of, rid oneself of, shake off  
2    elude, escape from, evade, get away from, give (someone) the slip, leave behind, lose, outdistance, outrun, shake off, show a clean pair of heels to  
3    confuse, disconcert, disturb, faze, put one off one's stroke, throw     (informal)   throw one off one's stride, unsettle, upset  
throw out  
1    bin     (informal)   cast off, chuck     (informal)   discard, dismiss, dispense with, ditch     (slang)   dump     (informal)   eject, evict, expel, get rid of, give the bum's rush     (slang)   jettison, junk     (informal)   kick out     (informal)   kiss off     (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.)   oust, reject, relegate, scrap, show one the door, throw away, turf out     (Brit. informal)   turn down  
2    confuse, disconcert, disturb, put one off one's stroke, throw     (informal)   throw one off one's stride, unsettle, upset  
3    diffuse, disseminate, emit, give off, put forth, radiate  
throw over     
abandon, break with, chuck     (informal)   desert, discard, drop     (informal)   finish with, forsake, jilt, leave, quit, split up with, walk out on     (informal)  
throw up  
1    abandon, chuck     (informal)   give up, jack in, leave, quit, relinquish, renounce, resign from, step down from     (informal)  
2    bring forward, bring to light, bring to notice, bring to the surface, produce, reveal  
3      (informal)   barf     (U.S. slang)   be sick, bring up, chuck (up)     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   chunder     (slang, chiefly Austral.)   disgorge, do a technicolour yawn     (slang)   heave, puke     (slang)   regurgitate, retch, spew, toss one's cookies     (U.S. slang)   upchuck     (U.S. slang)   vomit  
4    jerry-build, run up, slap together, throw together  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

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throw in, throw about, throw off, throw away

people who live in glass houses should not throw stones id.
expression meaning that one should not criticize someone else for a mistake that he/she also makes or a flaw that he/she also has

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1. throw someone or something out of a window 2. [fig.][fam.] dismiss/remove (sb) from a position of authority/power
Ex1: The inspector considers the assumption that the victim might have been defenastrated. Ex2: Due to the lack of results, the decision was taken to 'defenestrate' the manager.
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