Meaning of “throw sb over” in the English Dictionary

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"throw sb over" in British English

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throw sb over

old-fashioned informal
phrasal verb with throw uk /θrəʊ/ us /θroʊ/ verb threw, thrown

to finish a relationship with someone and start one with another person:

She threw him over for a richer man.

(Definition of “throw sb over” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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