throw something back

throw something back

tv. to eat or drink something. Jed threw back a quick snort and went on with his complaining.
See also: back, something, throw
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In the words of Maya Angelou, "Eve learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
I look for style, execution, and the ability to pick up steps and throw something back at me.
So at least it will be good to get back to doing panto and that way you can get involved with the audience, especially when someone shouts up you can throw something back.
Spokesperson Jim Esser says his station invests in its own children's programming out of "the belief that we have to throw something back into the community.
It sounds horrible and immature but it was nice to score - it's nice to throw something back to the fans who have been howling at me.
He's got something to say about everything so the best thing is to throw something back at him," says Jade.
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