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In straight relationships with an age gap, words like ‘gold-digger’ and ‘trophy wife’ get thrown around.Freaking Out About Age Gaps in Gay Relationships Is Homophobic|Samantha Allen|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But locals there say any money deposited is thrown into an unlocked cupboard behind the tellers, hardly inspiring confidence.
Victims were put into sacks, speared, and thrown into the Congo River.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“In the case of Ebola, a blood-splattered mattress may need to be thrown away,” he writes in another section.
Smith, the current police chief, called Lee a “scapegoat” who was “thrown to the wolves” to satisfy political critics.Florida Cops on What Ferguson Can Learn From Trayvon|Chris Francescani|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was like walking at the bottom of the sea, only things that were thrown at you travelled faster.The Glory of the Trenches|Coningsby Dawson
Political, religious, academic, and social abuses were thrown on to the screen fearlessly.Rowlandson's Oxford|A. Hamilton Gibbs
Again the door was thrown open, and this time the Dean ushered the Prince into the chamber, and conducted him toward the dais.The Prince of India, Volume II|Lew. Wallace
"I'd get thrown out on my bean if I ever stuck my nose in the kitchen door," Murk said.The Brand of Silence|Harrington Strong
When thrown into vapor of mercury, boron phospho-di-iodide instantly takes fire.