throw\ about


throw\ about
1. III
throw about smth. /smth. about/ I throw clothes ([waste] paper, papers, things, books, etc.) about разбрасывать /раскидывать/ одежду и т.д. ; throw one's money about сорить деньгами, проматывать деньги
2)
throw one's arms about размахивать руками
2. IV
throw about smth. /smth. about/ in some manner you'll never learn to swim properly while you throw your legs and arms about so wildly ты никогда не научишься плавать как надо, пока будешь так бешено молотить руками и ногами
3. XVIII
|| throw oneself about метаться
4. XXI1
throw about smth. /smth. about/ in smth. don't throw waste paper about in the park не разбрасывайте по парку ненужную бумагу

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • throw about — intransitive verb : to go in a different direction : tack * * * throw about or throw around 1. To spend (money) extravagantly or recklessly 2. To throw carelessly in different directions 3. (throw about) to cast about or try expedients (Spenser)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw about money — waste money, squander money …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To throw about — Throw Throw, v. i. To perform the act of throwing or casting; to cast; specifically, to cast dice. [1913 Webster] {To throw about}, to cast about; to try expedients. [R.] [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • throw around — throw about or throw around 1. To spend (money) extravagantly or recklessly 2. To throw carelessly in different directions 3. (throw about) to cast about or try expedients (Spenser) • • • Main Entry: ↑throw …   Useful english dictionary

  • Throw — Throw, v. i. To perform the act of throwing or casting; to cast; specifically, to cast dice. [1913 Webster] {To throw about}, to cast about; to try expedients. [R.] [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • throw — v. & n. v.tr. (past threw; past part. thrown) 1 propel with some force through the air or in a particular direction. 2 force violently into a specified position or state (the ship was thrown on the rocks; threw themselves down). 3 compel suddenly …   Useful english dictionary

  • about ship — Synonyms and related words: back and fill, bear away, bear off, bear to starboard, beat, beat about, box off, break, bring about, bring round, cant, cant round, cast, cast about, change course, change the heading, come about, double a point,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Throw out the baby with the bath water — is an idiomatic expression used to suggest an avoidable error in which something good is eliminated when trying to get rid of something bad,[1] or in other words, rejecting the essential along with the inessential.[2] A slightly different… …   Wikipedia

  • throw your weight about — throw your weight about/around/informal phrase to use your authority to tell other people what to do in a rude and unpleasant way The boss came in, yelling and generally throwing his weight around. Thesaurus: to tell people what to dosynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw — [θrəʊ ǁ θroʊ] verb threw PASTTENSE [θruː] thrown PASTPART [θrəʊn ǁ θroʊn] [transitive] 1. throw money at to try to solve a problem by spending a lot of money, without really thinking about the problem: • There is no point throwing money at the… …   Financial and business terms

  • throw your weight around — throw your weight about/around/informal phrase to use your authority to tell other people what to do in a rude and unpleasant way The boss came in, yelling and generally throwing his weight around. Thesaurus: to tell people what to dosynonym …   Useful english dictionary

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