throw translation English to German: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "throw" - English-German dictionary


verb /θrəu/ ( past tense threw /θruː/, past participle thrown)
to send through the air with force; to hurl or fling
He threw the ball to her / threw her the ball.
(of a horse) to make its rider fall off
My horse threw me.
to puzzle or confuse
He was completely thrown by her question.
(in wrestling, judo etc) to wrestle (one’s opponent) to the ground.
throw away to get rid of
He always throws away his old clothes.
to lose through lack of care, concern etc
Don’t throw your chance of promotion away by being careless.
throw doubt on to suggest or hint that (something) is not true
ein zweifelhaftes Licht werfen auf
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
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)
Licht werfen auf
Can anyone throw any light on the problem?
throw oneself into to begin (doing something) with great energy
sich stürzen in
She threw herself into her work with enthusiasm.
throw off to get rid of
loswerden, abschütteln
She finally managed to throw off her cold They were following us, but we threw them off.
to take off very quickly
He threw off his coat and sat down.
throw open to open suddenly and wide
He threw open the door and walked in.
throw out to get rid of by throwing or by force
hinaus-, verwerfen
He was thrown out of the meeting The committee threw out the proposal.
throw a party to hold, organize etc a party
eine Party geben
They threw a party for her birthday.
throw up a slang expression for to vomit
sich erbrechen
She had too much to eat, and threw up on the way home.
to give up or abandon
He threw up his job.
to build hurriedly
aus dem Boden stampfen
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.
throwaway adjective disposable; that can be thrown away after being used once or twice
ein-Weg-…, Weg-werf-…
a throwaway cup throwaway razors.
(Definition of throw from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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