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throw sth away

phrasal verb with throw uk   us   /θrəʊ/ verb [T] (threw, thrown)
ENVIRONMENT to get rid of something you do not want any more: US ​consumersthrow away around 100 ​billionplastic bags ​annually.
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to ​waste an ​opportunity because of ​behaving in a particular way: throw away a career/chance/an opportunity She threw away a promising ​politicalcareer by daring to speak out against her ​party.
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