There are 2 translations of throw in Spanish:

throw1

(past threw past p, thrown)
Pronunciation: /θrəʊ/

vt

  • 1 1.1 [ball/stone] tirar, aventar* (Col, Méx, Per) ; [grenade/javelin] lanzar*; [bomb] arrojar, tirar she threw her beer in his face le tiró la cerveza a la cara she threw the ball back devolvió la pelota to throw sth at sth/sb tirarle algo a algo/algn they threw stones at the police le tiraron piedras a la policíato throw sth to sb to throw sb sth tirarle or (Col, Méx, Per tb) aventarle* algo a algn throw me the keys! ¡tírame or (Col, Méx, Per tb) aviéntame las llaves! he threw her a rope le echó una cuerda 1.2 [dice] echar, tirar to throw a six sacar* un seis
  • 2 (send, propel) (+ adv compl) the blast threw him across the room la explosión lo hizo salir despedido al otro lado de la habitación he threw himself forward se tiró or echó hacia adelante she threw herself out of the window se tiró or (Col, Méx, Per tb) se aventó por la ventana the storm threw the yacht onto the rocks la tormenta lanzó el yate contra las rocas she threw herself at her opponent se le echó encima a su adversario, se abalanzó sobre su adversario to throw sb into jail meter a algn preso or en la cárcel to throw sb out of work echar a algn del trabajo his resignation threw them into confusion su dimisión los dejó desorientados the slightest thing throws him into a panic por la menor cosa se pone nerviosísimo I was thrown into a difficult situation me metieron en un aprieto this threw the country into civil war esto sumió al país en una guerra civil to throw oneself into a task meterse de lleno en una tarea to throw oneself on o upon sb echársele encima a algn, abalanzarse* sobre algn to throw oneself on o upon sb's mercy ponerse* a merced de algn we were thrown entirely onto our own resources quedamos totalmente abandonados a nuestros recursos the experience had thrown her onto the defensive la experiencia la había hecho ponerse a la defensiva to throw sb to the lions o wolves arrojar a algn a las fieras
  • 3 3.1 (direct, aim) she threw him a warning look le lanzó una mirada de advertencia you can't solve the problem by throwing money at it el problema no lo vas a resolver gastando sin ton ni son a remark thrown into the conversation un comentario que se deja caer en la conversación I'll throw the question over to the other team le pasaré la pregunta al otro equipo 3.2 (project) [shadow/image] proyectar to throw one's voice proyectar la voz this throws suspicion on(to) the brother esto hace recaer las sospechas sobre el hermano
  • 4 4.1 (put, cast) she threw a blanket over him le puso or le echó una manta encima to throw emphasis on(to) sth poner* énfasis en algo to throw blame on(to) sth/sb echarle la culpa a algo/algn the responsibility was thrown onto me me hicieron responsable 4.2 (set up, erect) to throw a cordon around sth acordonar algo to throw a bridge across o over a river tender* un puente sobre un río
  • 6 (disconcert) desconcertar* I was thrown by her question no supe qué contestar a su pregunta, su pregunta me desconcertó
  • 7 [party] hacer*, dar* he threw a fit/tantrum le dio un ataque/una pataleta
  • 8 (operate) [switch/lever] darle* a
  • 10 (give birth to) [calf/foal] parir
  • 11 (deliberately lose) [colloquial/familiar] [fight/race] perder* (deliberadamente)

vi

Phrasal verbs

throw around

( (BrE also) throw about v + o + adv, v + adv + o)
they were in the garden throwing a ball around estaban en el jardín jugando con or pasándose una pelota we threw around a few ideas intercambiamos algunas ideas we were thrown around in the back of the van nos íbamos sacudiendo en la parte de atrás de la camioneta to throw one's money around despilfarrar or derrochar el dinero

throw aside

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 (to one side) [logs/stones/person] echar a un lado 1.2 (push back) [sheets/blankets] echar hacia atrás

throw away

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 (discard) [can/paper] tirar (a la basura), botar (a la basura) (AmL exc RPl) [card] [Games] tirar 1.2 (waste) [opportunity] desaprovechar, desperdiciar; [money] malgastar, despilfarrar, tirar, botar (AmL exc RPl) ; [advantage/life] desperdiciar to throw money away on sth malgastar ( or despilfarrar etc) dinero en algo 1.3 (utter casually) [remark] lanzar* al aire

throw back

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 [ball] devolver* he threw the question back at them les devolvió la pregunta she threw my advice straight back at me desdeñó or despreció mis consejos she threw back at me everything I'd said me echó en cara todo lo que había dicho 1.2 (pull back) [curtains] (des)correr; [bedclothes] echar atrás 1.3 (repulse) [enemy/invader] rechazar*, hacer* retroceder our troops threw back the assault nuestras tropas repelieron el ataque

throw back on

v + adv + prep + o (usu pass)
we were thrown back on our wits/our own resources tuvimos que valernos de nuestro ingenio/nuestros recursos

throw down

v + adv + o
[object] tirar, lanzar* (hacia abajo); [challenge] lanzar*

throw in

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 (contribute) [remark] hacer* that's even better, threw in Bob —mejor aún —terció or agregó or añadió Bob 1.2 (include) take them all and I'll throw this radio in free! si los lleva todos, le doy esta radio de regalo or de ñapa or (CS, Per tb) de yapa 1.3 [Sport] [ball] sacar* to throw in the sponge o towel tirar la esponja or la toalla

throw off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 [jacket/hat] quitarse (rápidamente) 1.2 (rid oneself of) [habit] quitarse; [illness] quitarse; [pursuer] despistar, zafarse de; [doubts/anxiety/burden] librarse de, deshacerse* de 1.3 (confuse) confundir 1.4 (perform) we threw off a few songs les cantamos unas canciones something I threw off in a quarter of an hour algo que compuse ( or escribí or pinté etc) en un cuarto de hora

throw on

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 [coat/shirt] echarse encima, ponerse* (rápidamente) 1.2 [wood/coal] echar

throw out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o 1.1 (discard) tirar (a la basura), botar (a la basura) (AmL exc RPl) 1.2 (reject) [bill/proposal] rechazar* 1.3 (in baseball) [runner] sacar*, poner* en out 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o (expel, eject) echar; (out of college, country) expulsar, echar; [Sport] expulsar his father threw him out of the house el padre lo echó de la casa 1.2v + adv + o 3.1 (thrust forward) to throw out one's chest sacar* pecho 3.2 (emit) [heat] dar*, despedir* 3.3 (utter, put forward) [remark] dejar caer; [suggestion] hacer*; [idea] proponer* 1.3v + o + adv (confuse) (BrE) [person] confundir, hacer* equivocar; [calculations/arrangements] desbaratar

throw over

v + o + adv

throw together

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 (assemble) they threw together a plan improvisaron un plan he can throw a meal together in minutes en unos minutos te prepara or te improvisa una comida I just threw a few things together and we left metí un par de cosas en una bolsa y nos fuimos 1.2 (bring into contact) we were thrown together on the journey nos tocó ir juntos en el viaje fate had thrown us together había querido el destino que nuestros caminos se cruzaran

throw up

v + adv + o 1.1 (raise) [hands] levantar, alzar* 1.2 (create, build) [building/fortifications] levantar (rápidamente); [cloud of dust] levantar 1.3 (produce) [results] arrojar, dar*; [demand] producir*; [difficulty] presentar; [writers/scientists] producir* 1.4 (bring to light) [facts/discrepancies] revelar (la existencia de), poner* en evidencia 1.5 (abandon) [colloquial/familiar] [job/studies] dejar 1.6 (vomit) [colloquial/familiar] devolver*, arrojar, vomitar 1.1 v + adv (vomit) [colloquial/familiar] devolver*, arrojar, vomitar

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There are 2 translations of throw in Spanish:

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n

  • 3 [slang/argot] a throw cada uno they cost o are $17 a throw cuestan 17 dólares cada uno

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