Translation of throw in Spanish:
transitive verb past tense threw past participle thrown
- 1 1.1(grenade/javelin)she threw her beer in his face
lanzarle tiró la cerveza a la carashe threw the ball backdevolvió la pelotato throw something
atsomething/somebodytirarle algothey threw stones at the police aalgo/alguienle tiraron piedras a la policíato throw something tosomebodyto throw somebody somethingtirarle or (in Colombia, Mexico, Peru also) aventarle algothrow me the keys! aalguien¡tírame or (in Colombia, Mexico, Peru also) aviéntame las llaves!he threw her a ropele echó una cuerdaExample sentences1.2 to throw a six
sacar un seisExample sentences
- He said the boys threw lumps of concrete and bricks at his client's window and doors.
- In once lightening movement she threw a dagger from her boot towards the soldier.
- He palmed another stone and threw it again, with more force.
- It was an interruption of his concentration upon the interminable playing of dominoes, or cards, or throwing dice.
- The sample plot in Figure 1 is the outcome of a pair of dice thrown a large number of times.
- People are chattering and laughing; dice are being thrown; there is the constant clattering of mah-jong tiles.
- 2 (send, propel) (+ adverb complement) the blast threw him across the roomla explosión lo hizo salir despedido al otro lado de la habitaciónhe threw himself forwardse tiró or echó hacia adelanteshe threw herself out of the windowse tiró or (in Colombia, Mexico, Peru also) se aventó por la ventanathe storm threw the yacht onto the rocksla tormenta lanzó el yate contra las rocasshe threw herself at her opponentse le echó encima a su adversarioto throw somebody into jail
se abalanzó sobre su adversariometer a alguien preso or en la cárcelto throw somebody out of workechar a alguien del trabajohis resignation threw them into confusionsu dimisión los dejó desorientadosthe slightest thing throws him into a panicpor la menor cosa se pone nerviosísimoI was thrown into a difficult situationme metieron en un aprietothis threw the country into civil waresto sumió al país en una guerra civilto throw oneself into a taskmeterse de lleno en una tareato throw oneself on o upon somebodyechársele encima a alguiento throw oneself on o upon somebody's mercy
abalanzarse sobre alguienponerse a merced de alguienwe were thrown entirely onto our own resourcesquedamos totalmente abandonados a nuestros recursosthe experience had thrown her onto the defensivela experiencia la había hecho ponerse a la defensivato throw somebody to the lions o wolvesarrojar a alguien a las fierasExample sentences
- This is about the fifth time in three years that the place has been thrown into utter confusion.
- The airport, which had to be shut down for two hours, was thrown into confusion as news of the incident reached passengers.
- The next morning, Alexis woke early and was instantly thrown into confusion at the presence of the blanket.
- 3 3.1 (direct, aim) she threw him a warning lookle lanzó una mirada de advertenciayou can't solve the problem by throwing money at itel problema no lo vas a resolver gastando sin ton ni sona remark thrown into the conversationun comentario que se deja caer en la conversaciónI'll throw the question over to the other teamle pasaré la pregunta al otro equipo3.2 (project)(shadow/image)to throw one's voice
proyectarproyectar la vozthis throws suspicion on(to) the brotheresto hace recaer las sospechas sobre el hermanoExample sentences
- The men cross the dunes; afternoon light throws long shadows onto the scrub.
- The light threw shadows around the cluttered room as I rubbed my eyes, and sighed at the lines on the drawing board.
- She watched the shadow that was thrown on the wall.
- He points it at them and uses it as a ventriloquist's dummy, throwing his voice into it and waggling it about to make it look as though they're talking.
- 4 4.1 (put, cast) she threw a blanket over himle puso or le echó una manta encimato throw emphasis on(to) somethingponer énfasis en algoto throw blame on(to) something/somebodyecharle la culpa a algo/alguienthe responsibility was thrown onto meme hicieron responsable4.2 (set up, erect) to throw a cordon around somethingacordonar algoto throw a bridge across o over a rivertender un puente sobre un río
- 5 5.1 (unseat) 5.2 (in wrestling)(opponent)
- He had a small body but he did marvelous judo, and could throw larger opponents without using any power.
- The art also emphasizes throwing the opponent - much like in judo - as well as various arm locks.
- He had a disastrous opening performance on Monday in the wrestling, being thrown by Romeo, who took an early lead in the competition.
- Just before arriving in the village, her majesty's horse threw a shoe and she walked her animal the rest of the way to the stable to have it looked at.
- Horses throw shoes, eat food and destroy tack at an alarming rate.
- He added it was dangerous to have an eagle with a mounted hunt, as it could lead to a horse throwing a rider.
- The accident happened at 10.30 am last Saturday when a horse threw its rider, who wore a helmet.
- This horse likes to throw his riders; I knew he had something in store for me.
- 6 (disconcert) I was thrown by her questionno supe qué contestar a su pregunta
su pregunta me desconcertóExample sentences
- But I wasn't, so I just carried on with the show, a little shaken and thrown.
- That's why I was so thrown off when the door suddenly opened and I ended up falling hard against something very warm.
- He is momentarily thrown by the comparison, but quickly warms to the topic.
- 7 he threw a fit/tantrumle dio un ataque/una pataletaExample sentences
- The throng enjoyed a huge party thrown by the host committee at the city's aquarium following Media Day.
- My brother's also throwing a huge party tonight and half the island's population will be there.
- His best friend Andy was throwing a huge Christmas party, and since he was home on break he decided to go.
- 8 (operate)(switch/lever)
darle aExample sentences
- Danby reached for it, but Nikola stretched his hand out toward the device and threw a switch.
- At the trolley portal the operator had to manually throw the switch using a switch iron.
- When the parents arrive it's as if a switch has been thrown and behaviour patterns set back twenty or more years.
modelar en un tornoExample sentences
- The pots are turned on a wheel, much as ceramic pots are thrown.
- Similarly, simple examination of a pottery vessel should reveal whether it was hand-coiled or thrown on a wheel.
- I used to throw on the wheel, but have let it go in favor of handbuilding.
- 10 (give birth to)(calf/foal)
- 11 (deliberately lose) [colloquial](fight/race)
perder (deliberadamente)Example sentences
- I've been wondering for a while whether he was persuaded to take a bribe in return for throwing the match.
- The case is based on tapes of a conversation in which police say he discussed payments for himself and others in return for throwing a match.
- We are in no way imputing that he tried to bribe him to throw a match.
intransitive verb past tense threw past participle thrown
- 1 1.1 (of ball)(of javelin, discus)1.2 (of dice) it's your throw
lanzamiento (masculine)te toca tirarI had a throw of 7saqué 7Example sentences1.3 (in wrestling)
- But it was made clear to him that his recommendation would be the final throw.
- It is a work like no other and, with the first performance taking place in 1761, is pretty much the final throw of the Baroque.
- Similarly, Calvary was the final throw in Satan's power-bid for world dominion.
- After a couple of years, adults become strong and have enough endurance to be ready to practice the more vigorous judo throws and pins.
- Though he was said to have a high judo rank, his throws didn't resemble judo techniques.
- Many of the throws in Judo will simply not work if you don't time them correctly.
- A steal from last June, the southpaw started the inning with a 93 mph fastball, the only velocity the pitch hit in four throws.
- By the way, whenever umpires are hit by throws, the ball remains alive and hopefully so does the umpire.
- They are happily engrossed in their game, though there is no audience to see and applaud a great throw or a neat catch or a lovely shot.
- 2 (American English) 2.1 (bedspread) 2.2 (shawl)Example sentences
- The home collection consists of soft furnishing products ranging from bed throws to duvet covers to cushions curtain panels and table linen.
- Stretching wide and stifling a yawn he threw back the several throws and duvets that covered him.
- I sit down on the low sofa, covered by an afghan throw.
- they were in the garden throwing a ball around
- 1.1 (to one side)
- 1.1 (discard) (card)
- we were thrown back on our wits/our own resources
- 1.1 (contribute)
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1 (discard) 1.2 (reject)
- [colloquial] [dated]
- 1.1 (assemble) they threw together a plan
- 1verb + adverb + object 1.1 (raise) 1.2 (create, build)
estaban en el jardín jugando con or pasándose una pelotawe threw around a few ideas
intercambiamos algunas ideaswe were thrown around in the back of the van
nos íbamos sacudiendo en la parte de atrás de la camionetato throw one's money around
despilfarrar or derrochar el dinero
(logs/stones/person)1.2 (push back)
echar a un lado
echar a un lado
echar hacia atrás
echar hacia atrás
(advantage/life)to throw money away
malgastar ( or despilfarrar etc) dinero1.3 (utter casually)
lanzar al aire
lanzar al aire
(ball)he threw the question back at them
les devolvió la preguntashe threw my advice straight back at me
desdeñó or despreció mis consejosshe threw back at me everything I'd said
me echó en cara todo lo que había dicho1.2 (pull back)
(enemy/invader)our troops threw back the assault
nuestras tropas repelieron el ataque
tuvimos que valernos de nuestro ingenio/nuestros recursos
(remark)that's even better, threw in Bob
—mejor aún —terció or agregó or añadió Bob1.2 (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 (in Southern Cone, Peru also) de yapa1.3 (Sport)
(ball)to throw in the sponge o towel
tirar la esponja or la toalla
(jacket/hat)1.2 (rid oneself of)
(doubts/anxiety/burden)1.3 (confuse) 1.4 (perform) we threw off a few songs
les cantamos unas cancionessomething I threw off in a quarter of an hour
algo que compuse ( or escribí or pinté etc) en un cuarto de hora
(bill/proposal)1.3 (in baseball)
(runner)2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object (expel, eject)
poner en out
poner en out
(Sport)his father threw him out of the house
el padre lo echó de la casa3verb + adverb + object 3.1 (thrust forward) to throw out one's chest 3.2 (emit) 3.3 (utter, put forward)
(idea)4verb + object + adverb (confuse)
(British English) (person)
improvisaron un planhe can throw a meal together in minutes
en unos minutos te prepara or te improvisa una comidaI just threw a few things together and we left
metí un par de cosas en una bolsa y nos fuimos1.2 (bring into contact) we were thrown together on the journey
nos tocó ir juntos en el viajefate had thrown us together
había querido el destino que nuestros caminos se cruzaran
(cloud of dust)1.3 (produce)
(writers/scientists)1.4 (bring to light)
(facts/discrepancies)1.5 (abandon) [colloquial]
revelar (la existencia de)
poner en evidencia
revelar (la existencia de)
poner en evidencia
(job/studies)1.6 (vomit) [colloquial] 2 verb + adverb (vomit) [colloquial]
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