Translation of "throw" - English-Russian dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /θrəʊ/ (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)