throw in
verb Date: 1678 transitive verb 1. to add as a gratuity or supplement 2. to introduce or interject in the course of something ; contribute <
they throw in some…sound effects on several songs — Tom Phillips
3. distribute 3b 4. engage <
throw in the clutch
intransitive verb to enter into association or partnership ; join <
agrees to throw in with a crooked ex-cop — Newsweek

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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