throw to (someone or something)

throw to (someone or something)

1. To give something to someone by tossing or hurling it. A noun or pronoun is used between "throw" and "to." Throw the ball to you sister, Jake. Don't throw that thing to me—you might break it!
2. To hurl, fling, or slam someone or something to some point, position, or thing. A noun or pronoun is used between "throw" and "to." The police officer threw the suspect to the ground and pinned him there until reinforcements arrived. He threw the desk to the wall in anger.
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throw something to someone or something

to toss something to someone or something. Throw the ball to me! Gary threw a bit of meat to the dog to quiet it.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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