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a throw

Each. A piece. You mean to tell me that these T-shirts are 50 bucks a throw? Sheesh! A: "How much did you guys contribute to Lucy's charity?" B: "Oh, $20 a throw, so hopefully she raised quite a bit of money."
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oh dark hundred

In military time, a non-specific time in the early morning, before the sun rises. Why are we meeting at oh dark hundred? That's too early to do anything besides sleep!
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a/one hundred percent

Absolutely; completely; all the way. I'm one hundred percent certain this is the best course of action. I agree with their decision a hundred percent.
See also: hundred, one, percent

keep it 100

slang To maintain authenticity and honesty. I always try to keep it 100 because life is too short to worry about what other people think.
See also: 100, keep

the first hundred years are the hardest

A humorous phrase typically used as faux consolation, assuring someone that their life will get easier after they reach age 100. A: "Don't worry, honey, the first hundred years are the hardest." B: "And that's supposed to make me feel better?"
See also: first, hard, hundred, year

a/one hundred per ˈcent

completely: I agree with you one hundred per cent.
See also: cent, hundred, one, per

$100, £50, etc. a ˈthrow

(informal) used to say how much items cost each: The tickets for the dinner were £50 a throw.
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