throw at

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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to direct at)
a. lanzar
Alex threw a look of disgust at his parents.Alex les lanzó una mirada de repugnancia a sus padres.
2. (to confront with)
a. deparar
You learn one thing in medical school, and then the real world throws all kinds of curveballs at you.Se aprende una cosa en la escuela de medicina, y después el mundo real te depara todo tipo de imprevistos.
3. (to cast toward)
a. lanzar
Protestors began to throw rocks at the police.Los manifestantes empezaron a lanzar piedras a la policía.
b. tirar
My brother and I got in trouble for throwing eggs at cars on Halloween.Mi hermano y yo nos metimos en problemas por tirarles huevos a los coches en Halloween.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(to make advances on; used reflexively)
a. insinuarse
Helen was throwing herself at one of the managers at the company Christmas party.Helen se le insinuaba a uno de los gerentes en la fiesta de Navidad de la empresa.
5. (to attack)
a. abalanzarse hacia
The woman threw herself at the man who had pushed her son and began hitting him with her purse.La mujer se abalanzó hacia el hombre que había empujado a su hijo y empezó a golpearlo con el bolso.
b. abalanzarse contra
The drunk threw himself at the bouncer, who knocked him flat.El borracho se abalanzó contra el gorila, que lo tumbó.
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