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English definition of “throw”

throw

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 herself 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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