Expresiones y frases - Verbo 'To throw'

Idioms - Verb 'To throw'

to throw in a curve agarrar desprevenido
to throw a fit darle a alguien un ataque
to throw caution to the wind jugársela
to throw down the gauntlet arrojar el guante
  • The teacher threw in a curve with a surprise Maths test.
  • My dad threw a fit when he saw the piercing on my eyebrow.
  • Why don't you throw caution to the wind and bet all your chips on 13?
  • Mike threw down the gauntlet to Tom and said he'd beat him at anything.
to throw in the towel tirar la toalla
to throw money at something malgastar dinero en algo
to throw someone for a loop dejar a alguien pasmado
to throw someone to the wolves arrojar a alguien a los lobos
  • We had no chance of winning the contest so we threw in the towel.
  • If we don't invest on education as well as on security, we're throwing money at the problem.
  • Eddie's girlfriend threw him for a loop when she told him she was pregnant.
  • Many girls are being thrown to the wolves when they are made to marry old men.