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Definition of throw under the bus

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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Other terms relating to 'bus':

Definitions include: to vomit.
Definitions include: to miss an opportunity.
Definitions include: Toilet.
Definitions include: to sit on ("ride") the toilet for an extended period of time, usually due to diarrhea or general bowel distress.
Definitions include: to be mentally or physically challenged.
Definitions include: "Short bus" refers to a handicapped school bus.
Definitions include: a way of saying the individual wasn't bright.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.

Other terms relating to 'throw':

Definitions include: sex with a person with a loose-fitting vagina.
Definitions include: to intentionally lose a competition, usually for money.
Definitions include: to help a person in a small way.
Definitions include: to give someone something unexpected.
Definitions include: to present an idea and test the reaction.
Definitions include: to throw a tantrum.
Definitions include: to introduce a complication.
Definitions include: to urinate.
Definitions include: to introduce a complication.
Definitions include: to "throw elbows", i.e. to fight.
Definitions include: to get in to a fight.
Definitions include: to fight.
Definitions include: to get really drunk, wasted.
Definitions include: insane, eccentric, strange; "weird".
Definitions include: to be confusing to one.

Other terms relating to 'under':

Definitions include: Australia.
Definitions include: to be able to drink more alcohol than another.
Definitions include: "from under".
Definitions include: to become hot under the collar (i.e. angry.)
Definitions include: to annoy.
Definitions include: to get plastic surgery.
Definitions include: angry.
Definitions include: to give in to pressure.
Definitions include: diarrhea, most often explosive
Definitions include: dead and buried.
Definitions include: to overwhelm.
Definitions include: to become a mentor to a person.
Definitions include: underpants
Definitions include: as one of one's prior accomplishments.
Definitions include: underpants / underwear.

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