Definitions for throw in

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. throw-in(verb)

    (rugby) an act or instance of throwing a ball in to put it into play

  2. throw in(verb)

    add as an extra or as a gratuity

  3. drop out, give up, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in, throw in the towel, quit, chuck up the sponge(verb)

    give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat

    "In the second round, the challenger gave up"

  4. interject, come in, interpose, put in, throw in, inject(verb)

    to insert between other elements

    "She interjected clever remarks"

Wiktionary

  1. throw in(Noun)

    Alternative spelling of throw-in

  2. throw in(Verb)

    To add something extra free of charge.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    If you throw in your towel, someone may pick it up and use it better than you.

  2. Hersh Shefrin:

    Then throw in something small and meaningful for yourself which you earn at the end of the holiday season, but only if you stick to your budget.

  3. Diana Holt:

    If I throw in the towel, a client dies. If I stop working, they stop breathing, sometimes, I am the first person who ever stuck by them or treated them with respect.

  4. Alan Schroeder:

    Clearly Trump was the catalyst for the audience, when you throw in somebody like Donald Trump into a combustible formula like a live debate, it’s a very compelling thing for audiences.

  5. Maryann Marzano:

    We are not about to throw in the towel, we are confident that when all the facts are presented in civil court, there will be no doubt left about just what kind of sexual predator Michael Jackson was.

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