throw englannista suomeksi
hämmentää, saattaa ymmälle, häkellyttää
torkkupeitto, peitto, peite
(quote-book)| title=(w)|chapter=5| passage=When this conversation was repeated in detail within the hearing of the young woman in question, and undoubtedly for his benefit, Mr. Trevor threw shame to the winds and scandalized the Misses Brewster then and there by proclaiming his father to have been a country storekeeper.
To eject or cause to fall off.
(quote-book)|chapter=17| title=The Mirror and the Lamp| passage=This time was most dreadful for Lilian. Thrown on her own resources and almost penniless, she maintained herself and paid the rent of a wretched room near the hospital by working as a charwoman, sempstress, anything. In a moment she had dropped to the level of a casual labourer.
To intentionally lose a game.
2012, August 1. Peter Walker and Haroon Siddique in Guardian Unlimited, http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/aug/01/london-2012-badminton-disqualified-olympics?INTCMP=ILCNETTXT758I2 Eight Olympic badminton players disqualified for 'throwing games'
- Four pairs of women's doubles badminton players, including the Chinese top seeds, have been ejected from the Olympic tournament for trying to throw matches in an effort to secure a more favourable quarter-final draw.
To send desperately.
1818, (w), ''(w)''
- The plot of Felix was quickly discovered, and De Lacey and Agatha were thrown into prison.
1993, Margaret McKee, Fred Chisenhall, ''Beale black & blue: life and music on black America's main street'' - Page 30
- The standard method of dealing with an addict was to arrest him, throw him into a cell, and leave him until the agonizing pangs of withdrawal were over.
To organize an event, especially a party.
1979, ''Working Mother'', July 1979, Page 72http://books.google.com/books?id=SWEEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA72&dq=%22throw+a+party%22&hl=en&ei=KGUeTbvyA426hAfw6OC3Dg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10&ved=0CFkQ6AEwCTgKv=onepage&q=%22throw%20a%20party%22&f=false
- Should you be interested, for whatever reason, it will tell you how to throw a party for your 40-year-old husband or your 100-year-old great-grandmother. It also describes games that can be played at various kinds of parties(..)
1844, Samuel Laing translating (w), ''Heimskringla''
- The kings came to the agreement between themselves that they would cast lots by the dice to determine who should have this property, and that he who threw the highest should have the district. The Swedish king threw two sixes, and said King Olaf need scarcely throw.
(quote-journal)| title=Sharp coup overcomes trump split| passage=Declarer threw his queen of spades on the high diamond. He then won the last three tricks with his ace, queen and nine of hearts behind East's jack third.
To lift the opponent off the ground and bring him back down, especially into a position behind the thrower.
To change in order to give the illusion that the voice is that of someone else.
To show sudden emotion, especially anger.
1991, Janet L. Davies, Ellen Hastings Janosik, ''Mental health and psychiatric nursing: a caring approach''
- Bill runs into the kitchen and tells Dad that Erik is throwing a tantrum. He tells Bill to go back and watch his program and to ignore his brother. Fifteen minutes later, Erik is still screaming(..)
1996, ''New York Magazine'', Vol. 29, No. 32, 19 Aug 1996; ''Entertaining Mrs Stone''
- In 1975, pregnant with the second of her three children, she threw a hissy fit to get on a trip to Boston for elected officials.
(quote-text)| title=(w)| chapter=I| passage=Warwick left the undertaker's shop and retraced his steps until he had passed the lawyer's office, toward which he threw an affectionate glance.
To put on hastily; to spread carelessly.
(quote-book)|by=(w)|authorlink=Alexander Pope|first=Alexander, transl.|last=Pope|line=596|newversion=republished in|title2=The Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope|location2=Boston, New York|publisher2=Houghton, Mifflin and Company|year2=1902|page2=543|pageurl2=https://archive.org/details/completepoetical00pope/page/543|passage=O'er his fair limbs a flowery vest he threw.
To twist two or more filaments of (silk, etc.) so as to form one thread; to twist together, as singles, in a direction contrary to the twist of the singles themselves; sometimes applied to the whole class of operations by which silk is prepared for the weaver.
2009, Michael T. Lynch, Jr., ''It Ain't So: A Might-Have-Been History of the White Sox in 1919 and Beyond'', page 63 (ISBN)
- I have a minor quibble with Gleason's decision to throw Lefty Williams in Game Eight with the Series in the balance.
To install (a bridge).
1860, Fredrika Bremer (trans. Mary Howitt), ''Life in the Old World'', v. 1, p. 164.
- (..) across the rapid smaragdus-green waters, pouring onward into the country, are thrown three bridges ...
(of a punch or boxing combination) to deliver
1941, Newsweek, Volume 18, p.54, https://www.google.co.uk/books/edition/Newsweek/lFAQAAAAIAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&bsq=%22Throw+a+punch%22&dq=%22Throw+a+punch%22&printsec=frontcover
- ···not only did I not want to throw a punch at him, I wanted to give him a solid silver token of thanks···
The flight of a thrown object.
The act of throwing something.
2006, Hans-Wolfgang Loidl, ''Trends in Functional Programming'' (volume 5, page 62)
- If the expression is a throw, we ''unwind the stack'' seeking a handler expression.
One's ability to throw.
1947, James Jerome Gibson, ''Motion Picture Testing and Research'' (issue 7, page 49)
- The visibility of the screen image is affected by the length of throw of the projector, the type of projector, the intensity of the projector lamp, and the type of the screen.
A piece of fabric used to cover a bed, sofa or other soft furnishing.
A single instance, occurrence, venture, or chance.
Pain, especially pain associated with childbirth; throe.
The act of giving birth in animals, especially in cows.
To birth to.
1916, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association: Volume 49
- At the end of the normal gestation period the cow threw two calf mummies as large as cats.
A period of time; a while.
1590, (w), ''(w)'', III.iv:
- Downe himselfe he layd / Vpon the grassie ground, to sleepe a throw; / The cold earth was his couch, the hard steele his pillow.
(obsolete form of)
1806, ''The Evangelical Magazine'' (page 441)
- (..) when we behold the fixed eye, the pale lips, the convulsive throws of death distorting the countenance; (..)