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throw (some) shapes

slang To dance, especially to popular music. Primarily heard in UK. If I've had a couple of drinks and the music is good, I can't help but throw some shapes on the dance floor. The flash mob started throwing shapes in the train station to classic 1970s disco tunes.
See also: shape, throw
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But you won't find Kristian Thomas rushing to throw shapes at parties this Christmas.
Thursday at Broadcast in Glasgow is Throw Shapes, the late-night indie dance party with Atom Tree Live and the Throw Shapes DJs.
Mark Wright, 27, right, reveals the key to everlasting love as he and fiancee Michelle Keegan throw shapes together in Dubai.
The backbenchers are already mumbling and giving out and beginning to throw shapes to try and save their skins.
Sure, I can throw shapes on the dance floor on a night out no problem, but learning a routine and actually remembering it, is something else completely.
Hundreds of animal-costumed revelers throw shapes to pounding trance music, as though all the anthropomorphic creations of Walt Disney were out on the town.
And the 20-year-old says the secret to his success is his ability to throw shapes just as well as passes because of his background in break-dancing.
The teeny dancers, throw shapes in adorable block-coloured suits and their youngest member is only nine.
YOUNGSTERS are being urged to throw shapes and make faces in a summer cultural activity at the Bluecoat.
The men's hammer throw shapes up as a prime example of that.
A fan was pulled on stage to take over on guitar while being given instructions on when to jump and throw shapes.
MUTEMATH - SPOTLIGHT A great song for me to throw shapes to,and think I look cool.