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throw sb out

verb uk phrasal verb with throw   /θrəʊ/ us    /θroʊ/ (threw, thrown)
B2 to force someone to leave a college, school, house, or organization: She was thrown out of college for not attending lectures. They had a big row and she threw him out (= made him leave the house).
Translations of “throw sb out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 開除,趕走,解僱(某人)…
in Russian выгонять, исключать…
in Turkish atmak, kapı dışarı etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 开除,赶走,解雇(某人)…
in Polish wyrzucać kogoś…
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