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Definition of throw out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


throw out

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs

throw somebodyout (of…)

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to force someone to leave a place You'll be thrown out if you don't pay the rent.

    throw somethingout

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  1. 1to say something in a way that suggests you have not given it a lot of thought to throw out a suggestion
  2. 2to decide not to accept a proposal, an idea, etc.
  3. 3= throw somethingaway
  4. 4to produce smoke, light, heat, etc. a small fire that threw out a lot of heat
  5. 5to confuse something or make it wrong Our calculations of the cost of our trip were thrown out by changes in the exchange rate.
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