Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Polish translation of “throw”

throw

verb [T]
 
 
/θrəʊ/ (past tense threw, past participle thrown)
THROUGH THE AIR A2 to make something move through the air by pushing it out of your hand
rzucać
Amy threw the ball to the dog. He threw the book at the wall. [+ two objects] Throw me a chocolate. How far can you throw?Throwing
throw sth in/on, etc to put something somewhere quickly and without thinking about it
rzucać coś , ciskać coś
He threw his clothes on the floor and got into bed.Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active
throw sth around/down/on, etc to suddenly and quickly move your body or a part of your body
zarzucać/zrzucać/rzucać itp. coś
She threw her arms around the child. Gabriela threw herself onto the bed and started to cry.Moving quickly
throw sb from/forward, etc to make someone move somewhere suddenly or fall down
zrzucać kogoś /rzucać kimś do przodu itp.
[often passive] The bus suddenly stopped and we were thrown forward.Making short, sudden movementsFalling and droppingMoving downwards
CONFUSE to make someone feel shocked or confused
zbić z tropu
It threw me completely when he asked me to marry him.Confusion, confusing and feeling confused
LIGHT to make light or shadows (= dark shapes) appear on something
rzucać
The trees threw shadows across the road. → See also throw caution to the wind, throw sb in at the deep end, throw down the gauntlet, throw in the towel, throw your weight aroundEmitting and casting light
(Definition of throw verb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “throw” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

shadow

an area of darkness, caused by light being blocked by something

Word of the Day

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More