throw+off

  • 1throw off at — ˌthrow ˈoff at [transitive] [he/she/it throws off at present participle throwing off at past tense threw off at past participle thrown off at] australia …

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  • 2throw off — (something) to quickly remove something. The boys threw off their clothes and jumped into the lake. Dad threw the cover off and there was a beautiful new bike just for me! Opposite of: throw on (something) …

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  • 3Throw-off — n. A start in a hunt or a race. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4throw off — [v] elude, escape abuse, deceive, evade, get away from, give the slip*, leave behind, lose, outdistance, outrun, shake off, trick; concept 102 Ant. face, meet …

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  • 5throw off — index abandon (relinquish), dispel, emit, repel (drive back) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6throw 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, ↑ …

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  • 7throw off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms throw off : present tense I/you/we/they throw off he/she/it throws off present participle throwing off past tense threw off past participle thrown off 1) to quickly remove a piece of clothing Dieter threw off… …

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  • 8throw off — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you throw off something that is restricting you or making you unhappy, you get rid of it. [V P n (not pron)] ...a country ready to throw off the shackles of its colonial past... [V n P] One day depression descended upon him,… …

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  • 9throw off — {v.} 1. To get free from. * /He was healthy enough to throw off his cold easily./ Compare: RID OF. 2. To mislead; confuse; fool. * /They went by a different route to throw the hostile bandits off their track./ 3. To produce easily or as if… …

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  • 10throw off — {v.} 1. To get free from. * /He was healthy enough to throw off his cold easily./ Compare: RID OF. 2. To mislead; confuse; fool. * /They went by a different route to throw the hostile bandits off their track./ 3. To produce easily or as if… …

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  • 11throw\ off — v 1. To get free from. He was healthy enough to throw off his cold easily. Compare: rid of 2. To mislead; confuse; fool. They went by a different route to throw the hostile bandits off their track. 3. To produce easily or as if without effort.… …

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  • 12throw off at — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms throw off at : he/she/it throws off at present participle throwing off at past tense threw off at past participle thrown off at Australian informal to criticize someone in an unkind or unfair way …

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  • 13throw-off — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: throw off 1. : an act or instance of throwing off; specifically : the start of a hunt 2. : something that is thrown off 3 …

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  • 14throw off — 1) get free from I was able to throw off my cold and quickly recovered. 2) mislead, confuse, fool The criminals threw off the police and escaped into the subway …

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  • 15throw off — phr verb Throw off is used with these nouns as the object: ↑balance, ↑blanket, ↑cloak, ↑shawl …

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  • 16throw off something — throw off (something) to quickly remove something. The boys threw off their clothes and jumped into the lake. Dad threw the cover off and there was a beautiful new bike just for me! Opposite of: throw on (something) …

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