throw

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throw is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
throw

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Verb[change]

Plain form
throw

Third person singular
throws

Simple past
threw

Past participle
thrown

Present participle
throwing

A woman throwing a snowball
  1. (transitive) When you throw an object, you make it fly through the air using your hands.
    Jim can throw a ball over his house.
    Jill throws with her left hand.
    She threw the potato peels in the trash can.
    My resume was thrown in the waste basket.
    Jill said she was throwing Jim's love letters away.


Noun[change]

Singular
throw

Plural
throws

  1. A throw is the act of throwing.
    You made a fast throw!

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