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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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If you happen to have one of those old clay pigeon throwers laying around, buy some discs from Kurgo and use the thrower you have.
The MP said: "I never had the privilege of meeting Percy Thrower but I am told by many people that he was a gentleman, a humble man who epitomised decency and honour.
The Sports Aggression Inventory questionnaire was distributed to throwers and jumpers who took part in the 65th All India Interuniversity Athletic Meet which was held at Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, India from 28th December 2004 to 1st January 2005.
For example, although each thrower positioned the ball in a slightly different position (relative to the COM) at the end of the backswing there was minimal variation in this position between throws.
Thrower denied it was him who actually JAILED Gary Thrower threw the petrol bomb, but he pleaded guilty to arson, accepting it was his idea.
Thrower is also working with towing companies on a system that would alert drivers when their cars are towed.
Bulger said she hoped that the approval of the firetruck and snow thrower indicates that the town will consider other capital needs.
Lean forward and point your shotgun toward one of the throwers, then signal for the thrower to toss a dummy.
Its devastation by vandals in 1983 shortly before the completion of a renovation moved head gardener Thrower - who died in 1988 - to tears on screen.
Thrower Daniel Greaves won a bronze and Natalie Jones did the same in the pool.
Her complaint alleged that Woolfolk misdiagnosed her pregnancy and did not request an examination by Thrower; that Thrower illegally allowed Woolfolk to provide medical care without a doctor's supervision; and that Thrower, Woolfolk, and the clinic all violated the applicable standards of care.
Thrower did examine her and review her medical chart, he should have diagnosed the tubal pregnancy.
The Star Thrower Story by Joel Barker, Video, 2007, Star Thrower Distribution Corp.
I will cover the ways we use it with the beginner or intermediate thrower first.
Mrs Garvie was battered to death by 83-year-old May Thrower at Coniscliffe Residential Home in Jesmond, Newcastle, in February last year.