throw\ away


throw\ away
1. III
throw away smth. /smth. away/
1) throw away useless things (a card, a letter, old shoes, stale food, etc.) выбрасывать /выкидывать/ ненужные вещи и т.д.; don't throw away the newspaper: I haven't read it yet не выбрасывайте газету: я еще не прочел ее
2) throw money away тратить деньги впустую; he simply threw away his fortune он просто промотал свое состояние; don't say any more to him, it's throwing away words не говорите ему больше ничего, не тратьте впустую слов; throw away one's life загубить свою жизнь
3) throw away an advantage /one's advantages/ не воспользоваться [своим] преимуществом; this is your last chance! don't throw it away это для вас последняя возможность, не упустите ее
2. XI
be thrown away all his efforts were thrown away ace его усилия пропали даром /впустую/; а kind act is never thrown away доброе дело никогда не проходит бесследно; be thrown away (up)on smb. my advice was thrown away upon him мой совет он пропустил мимо ушей; the lesson will be thrown away on them этот урок пройдет для них впустую; she is thrown away on him он ее недостоин; kindness is thrown away upon him добротой его не проймешь /не возьмешь/
3. XVIII
throw oneself away on smb. she has thrown herself away on him она вышла замуж за недостойного человека /за ничтожество/
4. XXV
throw oneself away if... you are throwing yourself away if you marry him ты загубишь свою жизнь, если выйдешь за него замуж

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • throw away — (something) to fail to use an opportunity. Milton threw away his chance of promotion by being late almost every day. It s a chance to audition for the Metropolitan Opera don t throw it away. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of throw away… …   New idioms dictionary

  • throw away — [v1] dispose of abandon, cast, cast off, chase, clear, discard, dismiss, dispense with, ditch*, drop*, dump*, eject, eliminate, evict, extrude, free oneself of, get rid of, jettison, junk*, lose, refuse, reject, rid oneself of, scrap*, shake off* …   New thesaurus

  • throw away — ► throw away 1) discard as useless or unwanted. 2) waste or fail to make use of (an opportunity or advantage). Main Entry: ↑throw …   English terms dictionary

  • throw away — hrow away v. t. 1. to discard. [PJC] 2. to waste or squander. [PJC] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • throw away — index abandon (relinquish), dislodge, dispel, jettison, relinquish Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law 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

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  • throw away — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms throw away : present tense I/you/we/they throw away he/she/it throws away present participle throwing away past tense threw away past participle thrown away 1) throw away or throw out to get rid of something… …   English dictionary

  • throw away — v. (D; tr.) ( to squander ) to throw away on (to throw away one s money on gambling) * * * [ θrəʊə weɪ] (D; tr.) ( to squander ) to throw away on (to throw away one s money on gambling) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • throw-away — 1. n. a flyer or handbill. □ The hrow away announced a big, city wide TGIF. □ I passed out the throw aways, but not many people would take them. 2. n. a comedian’s quickly uttered one line joke. □ He tossed off his best throw away of the eveni …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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