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English definition of “throw sth off”

throw sth off

verb uk phrasal verb with throw   /θrəʊ/ us    /θroʊ/ (threw, thrown)

(CLOTHES)

If you throw off your clothes, you take them off quickly and carelessly: They threw off their clothes and jumped in the sea.

(ILLNESS)

to stop suffering from a cold or other illness that is not serious: I can't seem to throw off this cold.
(Definition of throw sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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