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English definition of “throw”

throw

verb [T] (CONFUSE)    /θrəʊ/ US  /θroʊ/ (threw, thrown)
to confuse or shock someone or cause difficulty for them: I wasn't expecting a visitor . I was really thrown. The news of the coup threw them into a state of panic .Puzzle and confuseDifficult to understand
(Definition of throw verb (CONFUSE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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