English version

throw something ↔ in

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthrow something ↔ in phrasal verb1 ADDto add something to what you are selling, without increasing the price We paid $2,000 for the boat, with the trailer and spares thrown in.2 SAY/STATEif you throw in a remark, you say it suddenly without thinking carefully She threw in a couple of odd remarks about men.3 throw in the sponge/towel informalLOSE A GAME, COMPETITION, OR WAR to admit that you have been defeated throw→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
throw inPlenty of minnows, but I throw them back in.Does a lobster feel pain when we throw it in a pot of boiling water?Frequently, people throw water in front of their doors, and the dust gives way to mud and malodorous fumes.To make things vanish you threw them in the air then cooked and ate them.That thing throws you up in the air too.Jaguars quarterback Mark Brunell dislocated a knuckle on his throwing hand late in the fourth quarter of an overtime loss to Pittsburgh.In Arabia they throw the dice in the other direction.Nobody was throwing anything in their faces.throw in the sponge/towelIf they start to see prices run up, they might throw in the towel.Some local manufacturers have simply thrown in the towel.You want to run because you never want to throw in the towel.By midnight, its masters had thrown in the towel, and put out the computer's original forecast.But utility developers shouldn't throw in the towel just yet.A good 4-5 season sleeping bag is a must for anyone who doesn't throw in the towel the minute October dawns.It finally threw in the towel when the Prudential, the last remaining bidder, pulled out earlier this month.
Related topics: Football
throw-inˈthrow-in noun [countable]  DSFan action in which someone throws the ball back onto the field in a game of football Beckham will take the throw-in.
Examples from the Corpus
throw-inThe goal came off a throw-in from Joaquin Del Olmo to Blanco in the penalty box.And will tolerate such mistakes as the O'Driscoll try and the cup final throw-in.I would also like the team awarded a penalty and gaining ground to be given the line-out throw-in.Pearce, wanting to take a quick throw-in, grabbed the ball and pushed him on the cinder track surrounding the pitch.It would therefore appear that a quick throw-in is only allowed when a lineout has not been formed in law.After the throw-in the ball came out miraculously in Perdita's direction.By kicking deep, and applying follow-up pressure, the intention was to force the opposition to concede the throw-in.There was no way he was going to reach Cowdray nor his son's match for the throw-in.
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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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