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throw smoke

slang In baseball, to pitch fastballs. Wow, I can't believe he's still throwing smoke after eight innings. Watch out for this pitcher, she really throws smoke out there.
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People protesting Yiannopoulos' event threw smoke bombs, pulled down metal barricades that police had set up and set fires at the campus, according to the university.
Minister Ecelik said in his tweets that the group threw smoke bombs at the building and that the ministry vehemently condemns the attack.
Later, masked men attacked and threw smoke grenades at lines of police outside parliament as politicians met inside.
The game was also marred by an incident where Malaysian fans threw smoke bombs as a sign of protest against the governing Football Association of Malaysia.
Witnesses said Holmes threw smoke bomb-type devices before opening fire randomly with weapons, including an AR-15 military-style rifle, a 12-gauge shotgun and a .
Witnesses said Holmes threw smoke bomb-type devices before opening fire randomly with weapons including an AR-15 military-style rifle, a 12-gauge shotgun and a .
The defendants told them that the light in wards was switched off and special forces threw smoke pellets through bars and started beating with rubber truncheons on January 16.
Yefremov also noted that dozens of his colleagues were hurt in April when opposition lawmakers threw smoke bombs into the hall to protest a naval pact with Russia.
She said: "They threw smoke bombs followed by gas canisters.
News reports say that some protesters threw smoke bombs at the parade, and there was a threat to blow up the headquarters of the gay and lesbian organization in Vilnius.
The British soldiers threw smoke grenades and Lt Atkins ran across to their position.
Defendants and legal representatives had to be evacuated from the court yesterday morning when two men threw smoke bombs into the security office and waiting room on the first floor before running away.
Police also suspect they threw smoke candles on to the ship, the Kaiko Maru.
Travelling to Museum Square from around the country, some lit fireworks and threw smoke bombs, and 20 were arrested for disorderly conduct, police said.
To disperse the crowd, Zambian police threw smoke canisters into the camp, setting fire to 20 refugee huts and causing massive panic.