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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.
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Guest Nile Rodgers performs a greatest hits medley of Chic anthems, while the Strictly dancers throw some shapes.
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Desperate to throw some shapes, Ren shakes up the disapproving town elders, including the Reverend Moore, quoting the Bible back at them in a bid to get them to change their minds.
THROW SOME SHAPES Get down (literally) to The Globe's Northern Soul Night which kicks off at 7.30pm at the venue in Roath, Cardiff.
The mother and daughter duo, from Carbondale in Illinois, then turn on the music and throw some shapes to Silento's Watch Me Whip, replicating the moves from the video.
Organisers hope families across the nation will join in and throw some shapes in their own living rooms via the red button.
Our fashion stylist Michelle says: I trialled this trend, so if you like to throw some shapes on the dance floor, go for the feather straps instead of the body chain.
The District Lounge, modelled on many of the trendy bars in New York's famous Meatpacking District, will now plug this hole offering diners of DIFC outlets including La Petit Maison, Gaucho and Zuma to name a few, a place to enjoy after-dinner drinks, loosen the tie and maybe even throw some shapes on the dance floor.
How often have you been in a nightclub when a song you love comes on and you drag your friends up to throw some shapes on the dancefloor?
On day three of the celebrations, the birthday boy will be able to throw some shapes when he and his guests head to at the Greystone Manor nightclub.
The 25-year-old promised the crowd on Caribbean island Barbados he would throw some shapes if they helped raised enough cash.
" She takes some riding and can throw some shapes for no reason, but that's what makes her so special - and luckily I have a real good lad in Zahoor Ahmed to ride her.