throw somebody off


throw somebody off

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • throw somebody off the scent — put/throw sb off the ˈscent idiom to do sth to stop sb from finding you or discovering sth • She changed taxis to throw her pursuers off the scent. Main entry: ↑scentidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • (throw somebody) off balance — …   Useful english dictionary

  • put somebody off the scent — put/throw sb off the ˈscent idiom to do sth to stop sb from finding you or discovering sth • She changed taxis to throw her pursuers off the scent. Main entry: ↑scentidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • turf somebody off (something) — ˌturf sb ˈout (of sth) | ˌturf sb ˈoff (sth) derived (BrE, informal) to make sb leave a place, an organization, etc. Syn: throw out • …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw — throw1 W1S1 [θrəu US θrou] v past tense threw [θru:] past participle thrown [θrəun US θroun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(throw a ball/stone etc)¦ 2¦(put something carelessly)¦ 3¦(push roughly/violently)¦ 4¦(make somebody fall)¦ 5¦(move hands/head etc)¦ 6¦(confuse …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • throw off — verb 1. get rid of (Freq. 2) he shed his image as a pushy boss shed your clothes • Syn: ↑shed, ↑cast, ↑cast off, ↑shake off, ↑throw, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw in — verb 1. add as an extra or as a gratuity (Freq. 2) • Hypernyms: ↑lend, ↑impart, ↑bestow, ↑contribute, ↑add, ↑bring • Verb Frames: Somebody s somethin …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw away — verb 1. throw or cast away (Freq. 5) Put away your worries • Syn: ↑discard, ↑fling, ↑toss, ↑toss out, ↑toss away, ↑chuck out, ↑cast aside …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw a fit — verb get very angry and fly into a rage The professor combusted when the student didn t know the answer to a very elementary question Spam makes me go ballistic • Syn: ↑flip one s lid, ↑blow up, ↑hit the roof, ↑hit the ceiling, ↑have kittens, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • shake off — verb 1. get rid of (Freq. 3) I couldn t shake the car that was following me • Syn: ↑shake, ↑throw off, ↑escape from • Hypernyms: ↑escape, ↑get away, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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