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Phrasal Verbs

throw out (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb throw out (1)

Meaning: to discard something you don't want, usually by putting it in a rubbish bin or a garbage can

Synonym: throw away, discard

For example:

  • throw out sth Dad has thrown out those old magazines he kept in the shed.

  • throw sth out Don't you think it's time we threw some of this stuff out?

Quick Quiz:

After finding them in the back of a cupboard she was tidying up, Edna threw out some

a. old relatives she'd found

b. old memories she'd found

c. old clothes she'd found

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