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throw sth/sb off

phrasal verb with throw uk   /θrəʊ/  us   /θroʊ/ verb (threw, thrown)
to escape from something or someone following you: They threw the police off the scent by travelling on false passports.
Translations of “throw sth/sb off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 擺脫,甩掉…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摆脱,甩掉…
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