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English definition of “throw sth in”

throw sth in

verb uk phrasal verb with throw   /θrəʊ/ us    /θroʊ/ (threw, thrown)
If a person or business selling goods throws something in, they provide it for free when you buy something else from them: When I bought my new glasses, they threw in a free pair of prescription sunglasses.
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