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throw sth out

phrasal verb with throw
 
 
/θrəʊ/ verb [T] ( past tense threw, past participle thrown)
B1 to get rid of something that you do not want any more: I must throw some of my old clothes out.Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere
Translations of “throw sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 擺脫, 丟棄,扔掉…
in Russian выбрасывать…
in Turkish atmak, atıp kurtulmak, çöpe atmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摆脱, 丢弃,扔掉…
in Polish wyrzucać coś…
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