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throw good money after bad

verb

  • to spend (or waste) additional money after spending (or wasting) initial money.

    Last edited on Nov 28 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 28 2010.

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throw hands

verb

  • to fight.
    Look, they're about to throw hands!

    Last edited on Feb 03 1998. Submitted by Brian from Herndon, VA, USA on Feb 03 1998.

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throw in the towel

verb

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throw it down

verb

  • To host a party.
    Is Mike going to throw it down tonight?

    Last edited on Jan 04 2004. Submitted by MN U. on Jan 04 2004.

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throw it up

verb

  • To act enthusiastically at concert.

    Last edited on Dec 29 2003. Submitted by Courdan, N. on Dec 29 2003.

  • To throw up one's hands in excitement during a concert.

    Last edited on Dec 29 2003. Submitted by Courdan, N. on Dec 29 2003.

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throw (one's) head back

verb

  • to snort powder cocaine.

    "Do you throw your head back?"

    Last edited on Mar 30 2013. Submitted by M. Dollaz from Palatka, FL, USA on Jul 10 2011.

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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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