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English definition of “throw sth up”

throw sth up

phrasal verb with throw
 
 
/θrəʊ/ verb [T] (threw, thrown)
to produce or show something such as an idea or fact: The meeting threw up some interesting ideas. Our market research threw up a few key facts.
UK informal to leave a job suddenly: He threw up his high-paid city job to move into the not-for-profit sector.
(Definition of throw sth up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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