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Pronunciation: /θrəʊ/

Translation of throw in German:

v.t. (threw /θruː/, thrown /θrəʊn/)

  • 1 werfen throw sth to sb jmdm. etw. zuwerfen throw sth at sb etw. nach jmdm. werfen
  • 2 (bring to the ground) zu Boden werfen; abwerfen [Reiter]
  • 3 [infml], (disconcert) [Frage] aus der Fassung bringen


Phrasal verbs

throw aˈway

v.t. wegwerfen 1.1 (lose by neglect) verschenken [Vorteil, Spiel usw.]

throw ˈup

v.t. hochwerfen [Arme, Hände] 1.1 (produce) hervorbringen [Ideen usw.]
v.i. [infml] (vomit) brechen [ugs.]

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