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throw (one's self) at (one)

verb

  • to make one's attraction to a person very obvious.
                                                        

    Citation from "Killer App", Lie To Me (TV), Season 3 Episode 12 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Aug 18 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 18 2011.

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throw (one's) toys out of the cot

verb

  • To lose one's temper, lose patience, to throw a tantrum.

    Last edited on Dec 30 2010. Submitted by Dick Wright-Upham from Wellington, New Zealand on Dec 30 2010.

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throw (one's) weight around

verb

  • to take advantage of one's influence.

    (Note that the example sentence is using the expression as a pun - "throwing one's weight around" doesn't imply anything about being overweight or obese.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

    Citation from "A Brief History of The Fat Acceptance Movement", Time.com, Dan Fletcher, Jul. 31, 2009 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 08 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jul 31 2009.

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throw rocks at

verb

  • to criticize.
                                                                                                                               

    Citation from Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005 film) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 10 2015. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 10 2015.

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throw shade

verb

  • to give attitude
    Don't be throwing me shade.

    Last edited on Aug 23 1997. Submitted by xymoxx from New York, NY, USA on Aug 23 1997.

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throw the deuce

verb

  • to defecate (based on pooping being #2)
    Man, I have to throw the deuce something fierce...

    Last edited on May 14 2003. Submitted by Collin M. on May 14 2003.

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throw total shade

verb

  • to give off excessive negativity and disrespect.
    She was throwing total shade.

    Last edited on Jul 15 2013. Submitted by Shelley from CA, USA on Aug 18 1998.

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throw under the bus

verb - transitive

  • to sacrifice another person for personal gain.
                                                                                                                      

    Citation from "Conscience", Wilfred (US TV), Season 1 Episode 6 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 19 2011. Submitted by Caine L. from Dallas, TX, USA on Aug 19 2002.

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throw up

noun

  • vomit.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

    Citation from Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002 film) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
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    Last edited on Jul 07 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 31 2009.

  • a quickly executed graffiti piece: an outline with or without a thin layer of base paint. Hyphenated.

    Last edited on May 01 2011. Submitted by RedstarRU from Altoona, PA, USA on Jun 13 2010.

verb - intransitive

verb - transitive

  • to vomit something up.
    I threw up my breakfast.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to vomit.

    Last edited on Nov 30 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 30 2010.

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