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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

 and slap something together
to assemble or arrange something in haste. Don't just slap something together! Use care and do it right. You assembled this device very badly. It seems that you just slapped it together. John went into the kitchen to throw together something for dinner.
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throw together

1. Assemble hurriedly, as in I just threw together some salad and took it along. [Early 1700s]
2. Cause to associate, as in Their parents were always throwing the young couple together hoping they would like each other . [Early 1800s]
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throw together

v.
1. To assemble or arrange someone or something hurriedly or haphazardly: The cook threw together some supper. I threw together an outfit. We threw the trip together in a week.
2. To force some people into relation or proximity with one another. Used chiefly in the passive: The survivors were thrown together by the tragic shipwreck.
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throw something together

verb
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Circumstances throw them together and they become close friends as they try to uncover deadly secrets and find out what is really going on.
Let's not forget, this is a completely new squad aside from Mark Carrington, Rob Evans and Sean Newton, I hardly think it is reasonable to expect Mills to acquire these players, throw them together in a squad for the 2016/17 season and win the league at the first time of asking.
Each of the young stars are spotlight-worthy in their own right - Jenner for her modelling career and Kardashian ties, Gomez for her singing-slash-acting gigs, Bieber for squinting too often and acting out in public - but throw them together in one pot and you've got the perfect recipe for a rumour.
Each thinks he has found the answer, not knowing that the search will throw them together in a fatal conclusion.
Come Dine With Me Royal Wedding Special (Channel 4, 8pm) TAKE four strangers, throw them together and make them each cook a meal in turn - and what do you get?
Spot Bob Catley and Tony Clarkin sipping coffee in Starbucks and they'd immediately strike you as the quintessential odd couple - but throw them together on any stage, anywhere, anytime and you're guaranteed a creative tour de force.
The Fountain Take one of British music's truly legendary indie bands, throw them together with Scots songwriter John McLaughlin - of Girtls Aloud and Britney fame - and what do you get?
Throw them together live and they sound like they were made to go together with the angular rock riffs rattled out like a Gang Of Four/Magazine mash-up.
We've already witnessed his disgusting personal habits on Celebrity Big Brother and while much of the sparring this generates comes across as panto - these two are performers and know what's required of them - it was a devilish idea to throw them together.
TRY these quick and easy mince pies - you can throw them together in a flash if friends or family are dropping by unexpectedly.
When circumstances throw them together, they realize the feelings they have for each other are deeper than they'd thought.
We decided to bring our families up first because it would have been hard to throw them together.
All you have to do is throw them together and hey presto - you're dinner party dynamite
You whizz them off to the Caribbean, throw them together with one of Britain's most fanciable women and what happens?