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verb
(tr, adverb) to forsake or abandon; jilt
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throw over

Reject, abandon, as in They'd lived together for a year when she suddenly threw him over and moved out. This idiom, possibly alluding to throwing something or someone overboard, was first recorded in 1835.

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