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English definition of “throw sb over”

throw sb over

old-fashioned informal
verb uk phrasal verb with throw   /θrəʊ/ us    /θroʊ/ (threw, thrown)
to finish a relationship with someone and start one with another person: She threw him over for a richer man.Ending relationships and divorce
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