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lob (something) at

1. To hurl or toss something at someone or something, especially in a long, high arc. He started lobbing snowballs at the kids across the street. Stop lobbing dirt at our neighbors' house!
2. To attack, question, or criticize someone verbally. The reporter started lobbing questions at the CEO about his alleged ties to organized crime. A heckler in the audience kept lobbing insults at the comic for most of his routine.
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lob something at someone or something

to throw or toss something at someone or something. Who lobbed this thing at me? They lobbed a stone at the cat, but that only made it mad.
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