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throw sth off

phrasal verb with throw uk   /θrəʊ/  us   /θroʊ/ verb (threw, thrown)


If you ​throw off ​yourclothes, you take them off ​quickly and ​carelessly: They ​threw off ​theirclothes and ​jumped in the ​sea.


to ​stopsuffering from a ​cold or other ​illness that is not ​serious: I can't ​seem to ​throw off this ​cold.
(Definition of throw sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “throw sth off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 衣服, 匆匆脱下(衣服)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衣服, 匆匆脫下(衣服)…
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