throw something together

throw together

1. To assemble, arrange, or put together haphazardly, carelessly, or in haste. A noun or pronoun can be used between "throw" and "together." A: "This dinner is delicious!" B: "It's nothing special. I just threw together a few different leftovers we had in the fridge." You can tell they threw a bunch of clichés together when they were writing the story. Be sure to follow the instructions—don't just throw it together like you usually do!
2. To put multiple people into close proximity or association. A noun or pronoun can be used between "throw" and "together." We're going to throw the two top developers together to see what they can come up with. We were thrown together by random chance, but it ended up being the most important moment of our lives.
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throw something together

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have taken was In out a little gave Aunty Yindsay and was kissing little feet while u her So away too to end There's been more than one World Book Day circled in the calendar only for me to wake up in a frenzied panic with an hour to throw something together
"She was at Clyde doing an interview and said it would be good to throw something together at the SECC.
"We were just out for a meal and Sharon's manager John Dunford was joking saying 'Rory you're really fast at writing mad lyrics, you should throw something together for the Irish football team over Galway Girl'.
They told him to throw something together and send it as soon as possible.
"We just needed to throw something together in the last inning, and I thought we were going to win.
"I actually thought we'd just get together for two hours and throw something together.
Can you just throw something together? = Can you do a proper job but charge a lot less?
I don't really like anybody who's on TV saying, `Look at my great life and all the marvellous things I'm able to do that you can't, but if you concentrate very hard on my shows, watch all my videos and buy all the books, then you might just be able to throw something together that resembles it.''' Posh Nosh starts on BBC Two on February 4, 9.50pm.
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