He could surely have attempted an agreement after such a dramatic step, preferred to “throw the keys over the fence.”
You see, at the start I knew I did not just want to throw together a collection of very tiny stories.
Millions of other Americans will lament they live in cities with strapped budgets that throw piddling BBQs and hand out sparklers.
In the end, the Los Angeles County Democratic Party delegates decided to throw their backing to ... no one.
The father of our nation knew how to throw a Christmas party.
I would like to throw out all my heart to Leonard on such an afternoon as this.
"I'll throw in two for make-weight," said the woman, with her good-natured look.
No; there was only one way, and it was this—he would rob me and throw me out of the train.
throw your officers on board of her, and they will then have no chance to escape.
What say you to young Lloyd—he lives within a stone's throw.
"to project, propel," c.1300, from Old English þrawan "to twist, turn writhe" (past tense þreow, past participle þrawen), from Proto-Germanic *thræ- (cf. Old Saxon thraian, Middle Dutch dræyen, Dutch draaien, Old High German draen, German drehen "to turn, twist;" not found in Scandinavian or Gothic), from PIE *tere- "to rub, turn, rub by turning, bore" (cf. Sanskrit turah "wounded, hurt," Greek teirein "to rub, rub away," Latin terere "to rub, thresh, grind, wear away," Old Church Slavonic tiro "to rub," Lithuanian trinu "to rub," Old Irish tarathar "borer," Welsh taraw "to strike").
Not the usual Old English word for "to throw" (weorpan, related to warp (v.) was common in this sense). The sense evolution may be via the notion of whirling a missile before throwing it. The sense of "put by force" (e.g. throw in jail) is first recorded 1560; that of "to confuse, flabbergast" is from 1844; that of "lose deliberately" is from 1868.
To throw the book at (someone) is 1932, from notion of judge sentencing a criminal from a law book full of possible punishments. To throw (one's) hat in the ring "issue a challenge," especially to announce one's candidacy, first recorded 1917. To throw up "vomit" is first recorded 1732.
"act of throwing," 1520s, from throw (v.). Wrestling sense is first attested 1819.