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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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001) in performance were found between the four throwing techniques for the ball velocity but not for the percentage of missed throws and the mean radial error (Table 1).
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Tai Battle won titles at the Southern California Regional Championships in the women's discus and hammer throw, and she finished second in the shot put to teammate Aubrey Battle, who also qualified in the discus, hammer and javelin.
In preparing for the first tournament game, we incorporate the fundamental free throw and the first water break, review the rest of the fundamentals on free throw shooting, and then continue with game situations incorporating the free throw.
Hollins personified UCLA's woes from the free throw line.
The QB takes one step, pump fakes the Hitch, shuffles back a couple more steps and throws the Go.
Now I have four pitches that I throw and feel very confident in throwing any of them in any count.
Our teaching program takes the putter through each part of the throw via a progression of drills that will help give the thrower a feel of the desired position or action.
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SS covers 2B in manner of a 1st baseman, enabling him to stretch and adjust to bad throws.
That nasty slider never returned, he said, but now he throws a serviceable one.
As they begin loosening up, they should gradually back up and lengthen the distance of the throws, until finally each player is throwing the maximum distance he will need in a game.