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verb (SEND THROUGH AIR)    /θrəʊ/ US  /θroʊ/ (threw, thrown)
A2 [I or T] to send something through the air with force , especially by a sudden movement of the arm : My friend threw the ball back over the fence . The coat was thrown over the back of the chair . She threw her self into a chair , exhausted . The rider was thrown as the horse jumped the fence . He threw a punch at (= hit ) his attacker .Throwing throw a glance/look to look quickly or suddenly : The boy threw a frightened look in the direction of the house .Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
(Definition of throw verb (SEND THROUGH AIR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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