throw aside

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throw aside

To toss someone or something to one side. A noun or pronoun can be used between "throw" and "aside." He threw aside the paper in disgust when he read the news. Sarah tried to block Tom's path, but he threw her aside.
See also: aside, throw

throw someone or something aside

 
1. Lit. to cast someone or something to the side. He threw his child aside just as the car was about to run him down. Don't just throw aside the wrapper!
2. Fig. to get rid of someone or something. He threw his wife aside and took up with a younger woman. Don't throw aside material that might still be useful.
See also: aside, throw

throw aside

v.
To discard or reject something or someone: The clerk threw aside the receipt. The officer gave me a ticket, but I threw it aside.
See also: aside, throw
References in classic literature ?
But my mother dissuaded me from declining it on that account: I should do vastly well, she said, if I would only throw aside my diffidence, and acquire a little more confidence in myself.
The question is that why did they throw aside solving the problems, reforms, combating corruption, respecting will of people in Sulaimani before that step?
The PAT secretary said that it is shameful that our rulers use the influence of foreign dignitaries for their personal vested interests and never waste a moment to throw aside national interest.
My own view is that it is time to throw aside the traditional concept of diversity and replace it with a new and more complete concept.
It is customary on these occasions to throw aside the ceremony and constraint which society ordinarily imposes," it said.
He urged to throw aside weapons and cling to peace.
Is a surgeon poised to remove a brain tumour expected to throw aside his scalpel when reminded his patient might not be eligible for lifesaving treatment?
He called on all political actors to display responsibility, unity and to throw aside partisan slogans at a time when society is polarized and torn by tensions.
The problems that seemed like insurmountable boulders have become like pebbles that your foot can easily throw aside.
how some people clung to the past, while others sought the future; how a new generation of Americans arose to throw aside the cautious ways of its parents and embrace the revolutionary ideals of it grandparents.
Yet the Civil War, Goodheart insists, "is a story of how some people clung to the past, while others sought the future; how a new generation of Americans arose to throw aside the cautious ways of its parents and embrace the revolutionary ideals of its grandparents.
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Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan who commented on the decision of the Constitutional Court for the first time said, "I believe our nation will give the best answer on September 12, and throw aside the coup constitution.
SEB SANDERS is not a rider known for sitting still, even when he is in the saddle, but, as tempted as he is to throw aside the crutches, he would be well advised not to ride a finish from his sofa during the running of today's Ladbrokes St Leger.
And it's going to be hard to break the habit of leaving an English club match ten minutes before the end, but we know you'll strive to throw aside the chains of inertia.