English version

throw in Sport topic

throwthrow2 ●●○ noun [countable]  1 THROWan action in which someone throws something That was a great throw! a throw of over 80 metres2 DSan action in which someone rolls a dice in a game It’s your throw.3 a large piece of cloth that you put loosely over a chair to cover it and make it look attractive a brightly-coloured cotton throw
Examples from the Corpus
throwLundgren won the discus competition with a throw of 130 yards.The drama continued throughout the evening as the contest got under way, with fortunes changing with every throw of the darts.They missed 10 of 26 free throws and turned the ball over 16 times.A mad scramble followed a Dollar free throw, and Hamilton eventually grabbed the ball on the right wing.On the ensuing inbounds pass, Bobby Edwards fouled Bailey, who made one of two free throws.That was a very long throw -- at least 80 yards.Martinez made a nice throw to third base for the last out.A saving throw of 6 is permitted to take account of the Squig.