chuck out

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chuck out

1. To dispose of something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "chuck" and "out." I need to chuck these old clothes out, because they haven't fit me properly in years. I always hated having to chuck out so much of people's food when I used to work as a waiter.
2. To cause someone to leave a place, perhaps violently. A noun or pronoun can be used between "chuck" and "out." Yep, they chucked us out for talking during the movie. The bouncer chucked out the rowdy customers.
3. To expel someone from a group or organization. A noun or pronoun can be used between "chuck" and "out." The company decided to chuck out the CEO after his illegal activities came to light. They threatened to chuck me out of college due to the allegations.
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