throw at


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throw something at someone or something

to toss or cast something at someone or something. The boy threw a rock at his sister. He threw the stone at the target.
See also: throw

throw at

v.
1. To engage oneself with someone or something with energy or determination. Used reflexively: The prisoners threw themselves at the judge and begged for mercy. They threw themselves at the problem until it was solved.
2. To make an overt attempt to attract or interest someone. Used reflexively: I think everyone noticed how you threw yourself at the professor.
See also: throw