Translation of "throw" - English-Russian dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /θrəʊ/ us past tense threw, past participle thrown

A2 to make something move through the air by pushing it out of your hand

Amy threw / the ball to the dog.
He threw / the book at the wall.
How far can you throw?
throw sth in/on, etc

to put something somewhere quickly and without thinking about it

швырять что-либо в/на и т. д.
He threw his clothes on the floor and got into bed.
throw sth around/down/on, etc

to suddenly and quickly move your body or a part of your body

обвивать/бросаться на что-либо
She threw her arms around the child.
Gabriela threw herself onto the bed and started to cry.
throw sb from/forward, etc

to make someone move somewhere suddenly or fall down

отбрасывать кого-либо/бросать кого-либо вперед
[ often passive ] The bus suddenly stopped and we were thrown forward.

to make someone feel shocked or confused

смущать, сбивать с толку
It threw me completely when he asked me to marry him.

to make light or shadows (= dark shapes) appear on something

отбрасывать (тень), бросать (свет)
The trees threw shadows across the road.
→ See also throw caution to the wind , throw sb in at the deep end , throw down the gauntlet , throw in the towel , throw your weight around

(Translation of “throw verb” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)