throw over
transitive verb Date: 1835 1. to forsake despite bonds of attachment or duty 2. to refuse to accept ; reject

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • throw over — ► throw over abandon or reject (a lover). Main Entry: ↑throw …   English terms dictionary

  • throw over — index overthrow Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • throw over — [v] abandon, leave break up with, break with, desert, discard, drop, eighty six*, finish with, forsake, jilt*, quit, renounce, split up with, walk out on*; concepts 195,384 Ant. accompany, join, take on, unite …   New thesaurus

  • throw over — transitive verb 1. : to forsake despite bonds of attachment or duty : abandon threw her over for a girl from a wealthy family Polly Adler 2. : to refuse to accept : reject in his chapter on accent … throws over the ancient rules H.O.T …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw over — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms throw over : present tense I/you/we/they throw over he/she/it throws over present participle throwing over past tense threw over past participle thrown over old fashioned throw someone over to end a romantic… …   English dictionary

  • throw-over — perjungimas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. change over; commutation; switching; throw over vok. Umschalten, n; Umschaltung, f rus. переключение, n pranc. changement, m; commutation, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • throw over — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abstract, back out, beg off, cast, cast aside, cast away, cast off, cast out, chuck, clear, clear away, clear out, clear the decks, cry off, cut out, deep six, depart from, deport, desert, discard, dispose of …   Moby Thesaurus

  • throw over — {v.} To give up for another; break your loyalty or attachment to. * /Bob threw Mary over for a new girlfriend./ * /Tom threw over those who helped him run for class president after he was elected./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • throw over — {v.} To give up for another; break your loyalty or attachment to. * /Bob threw Mary over for a new girlfriend./ * /Tom threw over those who helped him run for class president after he was elected./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • throw\ over — v To give up for another; break your loyalty or attachment to. Bob threw Mary over for a new girlfriend. Tom threw over those who helped him run for class president after he was elected …   Словарь американских идиом

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