toss aside


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toss someone or something aside

to throw someone or something aside or out of the way. The kidnapper tossed the child aside and reached for his gun. The soldier tossed aside the helpless civilian and ran into the house. Fred tossed the can aside and Alice picked it up.
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toss aside

v.
To discard or reject someone or something: She opened the letter and tossed the envelope aside. Once she became famous, she tossed aside her old friends.
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Touch the screen with your hands and you can move the images around, toss aside images that bore you and open those that interest you.
Item: Rock-inspired musicals, from Tommy to Rent to Hedwig and the Angry Inch, toss aside the traditional pit orchestra.
If confirmed, the discovery of a wide ascending sheet will force geoscientists to toss aside the textbook model of Earth, which holds that hot rock rises from deep in the mantle only in narrow cylindrical plumes, too small to detect with tomography.
We urge people from both ends of the political spectrum to toss aside their differences and support same-text couples to do as they please.
He left me feeling cheap and used, like a piece of rubbish he could just toss aside when he had had his fun.
The suicide attempt of an old boy results in a massive explosion at the home and ruins the wedding day when the congregation, bride and groom hurriedly toss aside bouquets and confetti to help out.
It would be easy to toss aside Mike Towle's latest biography - ``I Remember Arthur Ashe'' (Cumberland House Publishing, $18.
As the Steelers pour it on, fans of both teams will toss aside their differences long enough to agree on just one color -- red, as in Heinz ketchup, the thick and rich ketchup that makes every football game a super experience.
To welcome a convicted rapist with open arms would be to toss aside all integrity for the sake of a quick buck.
It's much more difficult to say no to people than to toss aside a piece of paper with a request for funding.
A "GameFan" writer declared, "It's not often that I'll toss aside my Dreamcast pad in exchange for a DUALSHOCK(TM) analog controller.
To do his managerial duty, to terrorize the young umpire, Leonard must get to the field, and to clear a path to the distant dugout steps he must toss aside A's players and coaches like so many ballbags.