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throw someone

Fig. to confuse someone. You threw me for a minute when you asked for my identification. I thought you recognized me. The question the teacher asked was so hard that it threw me, and I became very nervous.

throw

1. n. a try; a time. Have another throw at it, why don’t you?
2. tv. to confuse someone. The question really threw me.

throw

/toss (one's) hat into the ring
To enter a political race as a candidate for office.
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We occasionally throw a Go; the receivers just break out and up as in a Hot Lob, but extend the route to 20 yards trying to outrun the DB.
Then, faced with another sequence where he must throw a strike, comes back with the same pitch.
The Standing Throw is broken down into two phases -- Standing Throw #1 and Standing Throw #2.
MacKay was impressed with the 5-foot-8 Battle when he saw her throw for the first time in the discus at the 2004 state high school meet.
LF backs up 3rd base in case a wild throw results in the runner moving to 3rd.
Increase the distance you throw in order to stretch the arm - doing it very gradually with consistently good mechanics, and keeping the arc of the throws fairly low rather than high and lazy.
A release angle similar to the actual throw should be used.
I take note of the arm angle the pitcher uses to get the ball to the plate with his best throw, and I record it.
After Detroit led for the entire fourth quarter, the Clippers tied it 79-79 with 1:16 left when Chris Wilcox made one of two free throws.
The QB's rule-of thumb was: Anytime you see the defenders back, throw the inside pattem.
The Cardinals thrive on deep counts, forcing the opposing pitcher to throw a lot of pitches early in the game.
If they can't develop it by feel, they have to do it by design: keep track of what pitches they throw and what the hitters do against them.
BECAUSE OF ITS limited popularity and miniscule textual treatment, the hammer throw remains the most ignored and misunderstand event in track and field.
We also pitch to the kids and throw them a lot of curveballs because curves are hard to hit when you're in little league.
At Eastern Kentucky, we throw the football 20 to 25 times a game and have been fortunate in having had only a handful of drops.