throw translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "throw" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /θrəu/ ( past tense threw /θruː/, past participle thrown)
to send through the air with force; to hurl or fling
lanzar, tirar
He threw the ball to her / threw her the ball.
(of a horse) to make its rider fall off
desarzonar, desmontar, derribar
My horse threw me.
to puzzle or confuse
confundir, desconcertar
He was completely thrown by her question.
(in wrestling, judo etc) to wrestle (one’s opponent) to the ground.
throw away phrasal verb to get rid of
tirar, deshacerse de
He always throws away his old clothes.
to lose through lack of care, concern etc
desperdiciar; echar a perder
Don’t throw your chance of promotion away by being careless.
throw doubt on to suggest or hint that (something) is not true
lanzar/dirigir dudas sobre/hacia, plantear dudas, poner en duda
The latest scientific discoveries throw doubt on the original theory.
throw in phrasal verb to include or add as a gift or as part of a bargain
incluir gratis, añadir
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)
Can anyone throw any light on the problem?
throw oneself into phrasal verb to begin (doing something) with great energy
lanzarse, emprender
She threw herself into her work with enthusiasm.
throw off phrasal verb to get rid of
librarse/deshacerse de
She finally managed to throw off her cold They were following us, but we threw them off.
to take off very quickly
quitarse de encima (rápidamente), deshacerse de
He threw off his coat and sat down.
throw open phrasal verb to open suddenly and wide
abrir de par en par
He threw open the door and walked in.
throw out phrasal verb to get rid of by throwing or by force
expulsar, echar; rechazar
He was thrown out of the meeting The committee threw out the proposal.
throw a party to hold, organize etc a party
dar/organizar una fiesta
They threw a party for her birthday.
throw up phrasal verb a slang expression for to vomit
She had too much to eat, and threw up on the way home.
to give up or abandon
dejar, abandonar
He threw up his job.
to build hurriedly
construir/levantar de prisa
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.
realizar/practicar ventriloquia
throwaway adjective disposable; that can be thrown away after being used once or twice
de usar y tirar
a throwaway cup throwaway razors.
(Definition of throw from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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