throw up to (someone or something)

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throw up to (someone or something)

1. To give something to someone who is at a higher position by tossing or hurling it. A noun or pronoun is used between "throw" and "up." I'll go up the ladder first, and then you can throw the cable up to me. Don't throw the hammer up to her like that, or you'll get someone hurt!
2. To toss or hurl something up to a higher position. A noun or pronoun is used between "throw" and "up." The bullies took their Frisbee and threw it up to the roof of a neighbor's house. You can just throw these boxes up to the top of the stairs.
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throw something up to someone or something

to cast something upward to someone or something. Gary threw a hammer up to the top of the porch roof where Ted could get it. Please throw a can of lemonade up to me.
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throw something up to someone

to confront someone with something. I threw the whole matter up to her, but she had nothing to say about it. I can't figure out what to do. I will just throw the whole business up to the boss.
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