English version

throw something ↔ away

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthrow something ↔ away phrasal verb1 GET RID OFTHROW AWAYto get rid of something that you do not want or need I never throw clothes away. I shouldn’t have thrown away the receipt.2 to spend money in a way that is not sensible I can’t afford to throw money away.3 FAILto waste something good that you have, for example a skill or an opportunity This could be the best chance you’ll ever have. Don’t throw it away! throw→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
throw awayI was glad to throw mine away.Then, with a desperate effort threw himself bodily away.They found out the kids just threw it away.Some election supervisors simply threw it away, allowing ex - felons to vote in a few counties.Britain must now throw this opportunity away by electing a Labour government.I wanted to enclose that regret, to crumple it up, throw it away, get rid of it.Do we throw the frame away or can we just take a section out and weld a new section in.Then she pulled the old one out and threw it away, over the edge of the roof.
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Verb table
throw
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theythrow
he, she, itthrows
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theythrew
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave thrown
he, she, ithas thrown
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad thrown
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill throw
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have thrown
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam throwing
he, she, itis throwing
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you, we, theyare throwing
Past
I, he, she, itwas throwing
you, we, theywere throwing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been throwing
he, she, ithas been throwing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been throwing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be throwing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been throwing
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