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throw a party

To hold or host a special social gathering in celebration of someone or something. We're throwing a party for Bill's retirement next week. My parents warned us not to throw a party while they're gone.
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throw a party (for someone)

Fig. to have a party; to hold a party; to arrange a party. Bill threw a party for his sister before she went away to college. Things seem sort of dull. Let's throw a party.
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throw a party

Put on or hold a social gathering, as in They're throwing a party to introduce their nephew to the neighbors, or She threw a party every Saturday night. [Colloquial; first half of 1900s]
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Having grown up with parents who loved to throw parties, she had access to family-owned spaces that haven't been used lately, since her folks have become more laid back.
To help you throw parties that will go down in history--or at least be remembered--we asked for tips from both professional party planners and people who simply love to give parties.
There are so many people taking over warehouse venues to do parties, there's a whole scene in East London, it seems to be happening all over the world, where people aren't looking at regular club venues, they're looking for more interesting spaces to throw parties. It's always sad to see an old venue go and we have such memories attached to these places, but around the world I think things are looking pretty bright.
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My company in the lift - it's not golden by the way - is former chancellor Lord Lawson who complains that all the Foreign Office ever do is throw parties. "Well, it seems to have worked so far," I reply.
Stainland father-of-two Ijaz Khaliq, who runs Popkidz with wife Victoria Allen, said: "Obviously there aren't going to be children smoking outside and we only throw parties for children up to 16.
It is also being supported by the charity's partner Rock Choir, with their members being invited to throw parties across the country.
" He was a prankster on the sets and looked for an excuse to throw parties.
Those wishing to throw parties can hire the Presidential Suite on the seventh floor.
"It was fantastic that 60 Clothes Throw parties took place across Merseyside and Aintree Racecourse had its own mini Clothes Throw for children.
Woolworths.co.uk is the home of family fun and as such has been helping to throw parties for decades and so knows that the top priority for throwing a great street celebration is to ensure that the guests invited have a great time.
The Centre for Life had applied for a licence to throw parties in Times Square until 1.30am during December.
To celebrate her new association with North Wales' largest town, she decided to throw parties.
In midwinter, the islanders throw parties at Thorrablot and eat traditional foods such as rotted shark and ram testicles!
They returned in the morning and basically told Jack he couldn't throw parties anymore.