throw aside(redirected from throw someone aside)
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To toss someone or something to one side. A noun or pronoun can be used between "throw" and "aside." He threw aside the paper in disgust when he read the news. Sarah tried to block Tom's path, but he threw her aside.
throw someone or something aside
1. Lit. to cast someone or something to the side. He threw his child aside just as the car was about to run him down. Don't just throw aside the wrapper!
2. Fig. to get rid of someone or something. He threw his wife aside and took up with a younger woman. Don't throw aside material that might still be useful.
To discard or reject something or someone: The clerk threw aside the receipt. The officer gave me a ticket, but I threw it aside.