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throw sth out

phrasal verb with throw
 
 
/θrəʊ/ verb [T] (threw, thrown)
if a court or other authority throws out a claim, decision, plan, etc., it refuses to accept it: throw out a case/lawsuit/charge The case was thrown out of court due to lack of evidence. throw out a conviction/verdict/decision The disciplinary committee threw out his appeal.
ENVIRONMENT to get rid of something you do not want any more: Much of the food that stores throw out is still edible. → See also throw sth away
to produce something such as ideas or questions in large quantities: Members of the team threw out ideas.
(Definition of throw sth out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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