hurl down

hurl someone or something down

to throw or push someone or something downward to the ground. Roger hurled the football down and it bounced away wildly. He hurled down the football in anger. The angry player hurled the ball down.
See also: down, hurl
References in classic literature ?
For me, the result of your words is, that the day you desire to hurl down the man you shall have raised, the event will be accomplished; and that you will keep under your hand your creation of yesterday."
HOW would you like to have to hurl down your turkey and trimmings, kiss the family goodbye and race off to get to the Boro match on time?
He was yards short of his ground after mis-reading his partner's intentions, but a wayward throw from Gabriel, Devendra Bishoo's spill and a botched attempt to hurl down the stumps spared the Essex man.
PROMISING RUN can hurl down a serious marker with a view to next season's 1000 Guineas by winning the Shadwell Rockfel Stakes at Newmarket.
They can hurl down the betrayal of the heart like no rightwing televangelist ever could.
Then, Kabir held his nerve to hurl down a yorker-length delivery that snaked past Carter's swing of the bat to be pouched by wicketkeeper Michael Bates.
Viewers saw Pink impersonator Zoe Alexander swear at the judges and hurl down her microphone before stomping off stage last night.
SAPTAPADI can hurl down a serious marker for the Gold Cup at Ascot by winning at Sandown on Thursday.
Dwyer (pictured) was seen to come out of the back of the stalls, take a step or two, then hurl down his helmet and writhe around on the ground in agony.
So lasting were memories of malevolent rinderpest (umaqimulana) that in 1992 three elderly Zulu-speaking men in a rural valley could recite their grandfathers' tales of an obliterating darkness (umnyama) "knocking cattle flat"; this umnyama was dubbed umaqimulana, derived from the verb ukuqimula, to hurl down. Umaqimulana "drained the life force of a body as one sucks marrow from a bone," evoking dread that all living beings might succumb to ukufa, "bad or inappropriate death." (29) A pitiless leveler, rinderpest would wipe out 90% of herds owned by Africans between 1896 and 1897.
At that limited figure, a hurl down the straight of borrowed race track registered 120 and you get there pretty quick, too.
Alexis asked: "Why are there barricades?" Father whispered: "So the sea won't climb up to the city." The cousins said: "So the sky won't hurl down its stars that are bombs." Masha gave two slaps to the big tomcat that was disappointed not to have eaten the canary.
Here was Lear on the heath, dressed as a turn-of-the-century general, most inappropriately calling on pagan gods to hurl down thunder and lightning and downpours of rain.
his workers devised the catapult (from Greek words meaning "to hurl down").