Spanish translation of “throw”
throw verb /θrəu/ (past tense threw /θruː/, past participle thrown)
› to send through the air with force; to hurl or fling
He threw the ball to her / threw her the ball. › (of a horse) to make its rider fall off
My horse threw me. › to puzzle or confuse
He was completely thrown by her question. › (in wrestling, judo etc) to wrestle (one’s opponent) to the ground.
throw away › to get rid of
He always throws away his old clothes. › to lose through lack of care, concern etc
Don’t throw your chance of promotion away by being careless. throw doubt on › to suggest or hint that (something) is not true
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
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 › to begin (doing something) with great energy
She threw herself into her work with enthusiasm. throw off › to get rid of
She finally managed to throw off her cold They were following us, but we threw them off. › to take off very quickly
He threw off his coat and sat down. throw open › to open suddenly and wide
He threw open the door and walked in. throw out › to get rid of by throwing or by force
He was thrown out of the meeting The committee threw out the proposal. throw a party › to hold, organize etc a party
They threw a party for her birthday. throw up › a slang expression for to vomit
She had too much to eat, and threw up on the way home. › to give up or abandon
He threw up his job. › to build hurriedly
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.
throwaway adjective › disposable; that can be thrown away after being used once or twice
a throwaway cup throwaway razors.
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