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throw a fit
throw a spanner in the works
throw a wrench
throw away
throw back
throw by
throw caution to the wind
throw cold water on
throw down the gauntlet
throw good money after bad
throw in
throw in at the deep end
throw in lot with
throw in the sponge
throw in the towel
throw in with
Throw lathe
throw light on
throw money at
throw off
throw on
throw one's self down
throw one's self on

throw down definitions

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb Date: 14th century 1. to cause to fall ; overthrow 2. precipitate 3. to cast off ; discard 4. to make (a slam dunk) with exceptional force

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If you throw down a challenge to someone, you do something new or unexpected in a bold or forceful manner that will probably cause them to reply or react equally strongly. The regional parliament threw down a new challenge to the central authorities by passing a law allowing private ownership of businesses... Government ministers have been responding to the challenge thrown down by their former colleague. PHRASAL VERB: V P n (not pron), V-ed P

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

1. Prostrate, lay flat. 2. Subvert, overthrow, destroy, demolish, do away with.

Moby Thesaurus

beat down, blow down, blow over, bowl down, bowl over, break down, bring, bring down, bulldog, bulldoze, burn down, cast down, chop down, cut down, dash down, deck, down, drop, fell, fetch down, flatten, floor, ground, hew down, honeycomb, knock down, knock over, lay level, lay low, lay out, level, mow down, overset, overthrow, overturn, precipitate, prostrate, pull down, rase, raze, sap, sap the foundations, send headlong, smash, spread-eagle, steamroller, subvert, supinate, take down, tear down, throw, throw over, topple, trip, tumble, undermine, upend, upset, weaken, whack down


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