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English definition of “throw sth off”

throw sth off

(ILLNESS) phrasal verb with throw     /θrəʊ/ US  /θroʊ/ verb (threw, thrown)
to stop suffering from a cold or other illness that is not serious: I can't seem to throw off this cold.Recovering from illness
(Definition of throw sth off (ILLNESS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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