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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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For a detailed discussion of the results, we separated the throwing movements into three different phases, two phases before ball release (cocking and acceleration phase) and one after ball release (post ball release).
You must have a clear throwing lane to the base if you expect to throw anyone out.
At one time, pitchers would become discouraged from throwing the high strike because the umpires wouldn't give them any strikes above the belt.
Moorpark's Tai Battle will compete in the state JC championships in three throwing events.
Since these throws are of varying distance, the players should be grouped according to position, such as catchers throwing with catchers and outfielders with outfielders.
We want to have a family atmosphere here, and we're not going to condone activities such as throwing bottles on the field.
An incorrect execution reduces the effectiveness of the turns and throws off the whole throwing rhythm.
We cannot say it has vanished because pitchers like David Wells, Daryl Kile, and Tom Gordon are still throwing outstanding Uncle Charlies.
When I was in high school there was this guy I really didn't care for too much, and he was out there throwing the javelin,'' he said.
This will aid in two ways: It will enable you to pick the ball out of the mitt and get it back into throwing position quicker and it will protect the thumb from foul tips.
Although the 6-foot-6, 290-pound Cantwell didn't attract the attention of Jones and Greene while throwing on the far end of the track, his shot- put series ranks among the greatest ever.
A slight turn in needed to generate more power in the throwing action and the follow-through.
I kept throwing the same pitch over and over and over again, and I kept getting outs,'' Glavine said.
Back-Up 2nd baseman and SS roll ground balls to the starting 2nd baseman and SS, who practice turning the double play at 2nd base and throwing to the 1st baseman.