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Translation of "throw" - English-German dictionary

throw

verb /θrəu/ ( past tense threw /θruː/, past participle thrown)
to send through the air with force; to hurl or fling (zu-)werfen He threw the ball to her / threw her the ball. (of a horse) to make its rider fall off abwerfen My horse threw me. to puzzle or confuse verwirren He was completely thrown by her question. (in wrestling, judo etc) to wrestle (one’s opponent) to the ground. werfen throw away to get rid of wegwerfen He always throws away his old clothes. to lose through lack of care, concern etc vergeuden Don’t throw your chance of promotion away by being careless. throw doubt on to suggest or hint that (something) is not true ein zweifelhaftes Licht werfen auf The latest scientific discoveries throw doubt on the original theory. throw in to include or add as a gift or as part of a bargain mitdazugeben When I bought his car he threw in the radio and a box of tools. throw light on to help to solve or give information on (a mystery, puzzle, problem etc) Licht werfen auf Can anyone throw any light on the problem? throw oneself into to begin (doing something) with great energy sich stürzen in She threw herself into her work with enthusiasm. throw off to get rid of loswerden, abschütteln She finally managed to throw off her cold They were following us, but we threw them off. to take off very quickly ablegen He threw off his coat and sat down. throw open to open suddenly and wide aufstoßen He threw open the door and walked in. throw out to get rid of by throwing or by force hinaus-, verwerfen He was thrown out of the meeting The committee threw out the proposal. throw a party to hold, organize etc a party eine Party geben They threw a party for her birthday. throw up a slang expression for to vomit sich erbrechen She had too much to eat, and threw up on the way home. to give up or abandon hinschmeißen He threw up his job. to build hurriedly aus dem Boden stampfen They threw up a temporary building. throw one’s voice to make one’s voice appear to come from somewhere else, eg the mouth of a ventriloquist’s dummy. bauchreden throwaway adjective disposable; that can be thrown away after being used once or twice ein-Weg-…, Weg-werf-… a throwaway cup throwaway razors.
(Definition of throw from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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