throw something aside

throw something aside
ˌthrow sthaˈside derived
to reject sth such as an attitude, a way of life, etc.
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  • cast something aside — DISCARD, reject, throw away/out, get rid of, dispose of, abandon. → cast * * * brush/sweep/cast/something aside phrase to refuse to consider or deal with something Railway companies brushed aside fears that staff cuts would compromise safety.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw — throw1 [ θrou ] (past tense threw [ θru ] ; past participle thrown [ θroun ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 send object through air ▸ 2 put quickly & carelessly ▸ 3 move (someone/something) suddenly ▸ 4 be forced to go to place ▸ 5 look etc. in direction ▸ 6… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • throw — I UK [θrəʊ] / US [θroʊ] verb Word forms throw : present tense I/you/we/they throw he/she/it throws present participle throwing past tense threw UK [θruː] / US [θru] past participle thrown UK [θrəʊn] / US [θroʊn] *** 1) [intransitive/transitive]… …   English dictionary

  • throw — [[t]θro͟ʊ[/t]] ♦♦ throws, throwing, threw, thrown 1) VERB When you throw an object that you are holding, you move your hand or arm quickly and let go of the object, so that it moves through the air. [V n prep/adv] He spent hours throwing a tennis …   English dictionary

  • throw away — verb 1. throw or cast away (Freq. 5) Put away your worries • Syn: ↑discard, ↑fling, ↑toss, ↑toss out, ↑toss away, ↑chuck out, ↑cast aside …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw out — verb 1. force to leave or move out (Freq. 3) He was expelled from his native country • Syn: ↑expel, ↑kick out • Derivationally related forms: ↑expulsion (for: ↑expel) …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw aside — ˌthrow a ˈside [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they throw aside he/she/it throws aside present participle throwing aside past tense threw aside …   Useful english dictionary

  • Throw — Throw, v. t. [imp. {Threw} (thr[udd]); p. p. {Thrown} (thr[=o]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Throwing}.] [OE. [thorn]rowen, [thorn]rawen, to throw, to twist, AS. [thorn]r[=a]wan to twist, to whirl; akin to D. draaijen, G. drehen, OHG. dr[=a]jan, L. terebra …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • throw aside — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms throw aside : present tense I/you/we/they throw aside he/she/it throws aside present participle throwing aside past tense threw aside past participle thrown aside to refuse to accept or continue something All… …   English dictionary

  • throw — /throh/, v., threw, thrown, throwing, n. v.t. 1. to propel or cast in any way, esp. to project or propel from the hand by a sudden forward motion or straightening of the arm and wrist: to throw a ball. 2. to hurl or project (a missile), as a gun… …   Universalium

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