throw over

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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 throw above)
a. tirar por encima de
One of the kids accidentally threw the ball over the house, and it landed in the street.Uno de los niños tiró la pelota por encima de la casa sin querer, que terminó en calle.
2. (to put over)
a. poner sobre
It started to rain during the show, so we had to throw tarps over the instruments.Empezó a llover durante el concierto, así que tuvimos que poner lonas sobre los instrumentos.
b. ponerse sobre
It was so cold that I had to put on a jacket over the one I was already wearing.Tanto frío hacía que tuve que ponerme otra chaqueta sobre la que ya llevaba puesta.
3. (to pass)
a. tirar
Gordon threw the book over to me so I could take a look.Gordon me tiró el libro para que le echara un vistazo.
4.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(to leave)
a. dejar
Roger threw his wife over and ran off with Meg.Roger dejó a su esposa y se fugó con Meg.
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throw over
transitive verb
[+friend, lover] dejar; abandonar
I was disappointed, I felt I was being thrown over, and could do nothing to change the course of events these fools, who throw me over at his bidding, make me a little sad you've thrown me over like an old boot he has thrown me over for another woman
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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