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throw together

1. To assemble, arrange, or put together haphazardly, carelessly, or in haste. A noun or pronoun can be used between "throw" and "together." A: "This dinner is delicious!" B: "It's nothing special. I just threw together a few different leftovers we had in the fridge." You can tell they threw a bunch of clichés together when they were writing the story. Be sure to follow the instructions—don't just throw it together like you usually do!
2. To put multiple people into close proximity or association. A noun or pronoun can be used between "throw" and "together." We're going to throw the two top developers together to see what they can come up with. We were thrown together by random chance, but it ended up being the most important moment of our lives.
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throw something together

 and slap something together
to assemble or arrange something in haste. Don't just slap something together! Use care and do it right. You assembled this device very badly. It seems that you just slapped it together. John went into the kitchen to throw together something for dinner.
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throw together

1. Assemble hurriedly, as in I just threw together some salad and took it along. [Early 1700s]
2. Cause to associate, as in Their parents were always throwing the young couple together hoping they would like each other . [Early 1800s]
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throw together

v.
1. To assemble or arrange someone or something hurriedly or haphazardly: The cook threw together some supper. I threw together an outfit. We threw the trip together in a week.
2. To force some people into relation or proximity with one another. Used chiefly in the passive: The survivors were thrown together by the tragic shipwreck.
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throw something together

verb
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"It never should have worked; Channel 4 threw us together - we didn't really know each other before that show, but that was Channel 4 and hats off to them, they had this format that they'd tried before us but they believed in the show enough to give it a second shot and they took a punt on me and Alan Carr and for whatever reason it just kind of worked."
"Taransay threw us together and there's no way I'd have got to know Trevor in the 'real world'," Trish says.
My own approach to the plays was somewhat more worldly, and when life and circumstance threw us together as directors of a repertory pairing of Long Day's Journey into Night and Ah, Wilderness!, I wondered if perhaps Jose might feel a slight encroachment on his territory.
"If the fates threw us together then we would and could have an amazing time coming up with something," says Irwin.