throw someone

throw someone

Cause someone to be confused or perplexed, disconcert someone, as in We didn't let our worries throw us, or That unfavorable review threw her. [Colloquial; mid-1800s] Also see knock for a loop.
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But be careful Alan, all of the preservationists at Hampden will have to throw someone else under the bus shortly and it'll soon be time for President Petrie.
You can say you didn't connect artistically--just don't throw someone else under the bus.
Summary: We have a saying in Arabic that if you throw someone out of the door they will try and come back in through the window.
If you throw someone out who was a world No1 it's not good for tennis.
com/2017/04/06/the-walking-dead-season-8-glenn-returns-spoilers-steven-yeun/) TVLine , Norman - with the help of Mother (Vera Farmiga) - will throw someone close to him under the bus in an attempt to clear his name.
If you throw someone into the deep end where no one understands you it's not easy for coaches and captains to communicate.
It is extremely rare for the Romans to throw someone into a ditch and leave them.
But being out as long as I have, it's still something where it's not like a video game where you can just throw someone in and they know what's going on.
You cannot throw someone out on the street to die so the only reasonable approach is to demand they buy some kind of insurance.
You throw someone like Steve Finn in there who is bowling 90mph plus consistently, and getting bounce and lift, he's going to add to any team," he said.
You throw someone like him in there, who is bowling 90 mph plus consistently, and getting bounce and lift, and he's going to add to any team.
You have to bring your 'A' game everyday, and at the races, because if you don't have a good one, they can throw someone in that's right behind you.
Mr Gray added: "It's a judgment call to throw someone out of a ground but ultimately it's the club's decision.