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Translation of "throw" - English-French dictionary

throw

verb /θrəu/ ( past tense threw /θruː/, past participle thrown)
to send through the air with force; to hurl or fling jeter, lancer He threw the ball to her / threw her the ball. (of a horse) to make its rider fall off désarçonner My horse threw me. to puzzle or confuse désarçonner He was completely thrown by her question. (in wrestling, judo etc) to wrestle (one’s opponent) to the ground. envoyer au tapis throw away to get rid of jeter He always throws away his old clothes. to lose through lack of care, concern etc gâcher Don’t throw your chance of promotion away by being careless. throw doubt on to suggest or hint that (something) is not true jeter le doute sur The latest scientific discoveries throw doubt on the original theory. throw in to include or add as a gift or as part of a bargain ajouter (par-dessus le marché) When I bought his car he threw in the radio and a box of tools. throw light on to help to solve or give information on (a mystery, puzzle, problem etc) éclaircir Can anyone throw any light on the problem? throw oneself into to begin (doing something) with great energy se lancer She threw herself into her work with enthusiasm. throw off to get rid of se débarrasser de She finally managed to throw off her cold They were following us, but we threw them off. to take off very quickly enlever à la hâte He threw off his coat and sat down. throw open to open suddenly and wide ouvrir tout grand He threw open the door and walked in. throw out to get rid of by throwing or by force jeter He was thrown out of the meeting The committee threw out the proposal. throw a party to hold, organize etc a party organiser une fête They threw a party for her birthday. throw up a slang expression for to vomit vomir She had too much to eat, and threw up on the way home. to give up or abandon lâcher He threw up his job. to build hurriedly construire à la hâte They threw up a temporary building. throw one’s voice to make one’s voice appear to come from somewhere else, eg the mouth of a ventriloquist’s dummy. faire du ventriloquisme throwaway adjective disposable; that can be thrown away after being used once or twice jetable a throwaway cup throwaway razors.
(Definition of throw from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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