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Pronunciation of Throws: Learn how to pronounce Throws in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word throw:

verb (throws, throwing; past threw /θruː/; past participle thrown /θrəʊn/)
1 [with object and usually with adverbial] propel (something) with force through the air by a movement of the arm and hand:
I threw a brick through the window
[with object and adverbial or complement] push or force (someone or something) violently and suddenly into a particular physical position or state:
the pilot and one passenger were thrown clear and survived
the door was thrown open and a uniformed guard entered the room
put in place or erect quickly:
the stewards had thrown a cordon across the fairway
move (a part of the body) quickly or suddenly in a particular direction:
she threw her head back and laughed
project or cast (light or shadow) in a particular direction:
a chandelier threw its bright light over the walls
deliver (a punch):
Cheryl drew back her fist and threw another punch
direct a particular kind of look or facial expression:
she threw a withering glance at him
project (one’s voice) so that it appears to come from someone or something else, as in ventriloquism:
I can throw my voice—I could make a fortune as a medium
(throw something off/on) put on or take off (a garment) hastily:
I tumbled out of bed, threw on my tracksuit, and joined the others
move (a switch or lever) so as to operate a device:
at the trolley portal the operator had to manually throw the switch using a switch iron
roll (dice):
he reached out and put the dice in the shaker and threw them
obtain (a specified number) by rolling dice.
informal lose (a race or contest) intentionally, especially in return for a bribe:
the man who throws a race is a crook for life
Cricket bowl (the ball) with an unlawful bent arm action.
(of a horse) lose (a shoe).
2 [with object and adverbial] send suddenly into a particular state or condition:
he threw all her emotions into turmoil
the bond market was thrown into confusion
put (someone) in a particular place or state in a rough, abrupt, or summary fashion:
these guys should be thrown in jail
[with object] disconcert; confuse:
she frowned, thrown by this apparent change of tack
3 [with object] send (one’s opponent) to the ground in wrestling, judo, or similar activity:
in the final Arnaud was too strong, and threw Hughes twice
(of a horse) unseat (its rider):
their horse threw its jockey before the race had started
4 [with object] form (ceramic ware) on a potter’s wheel:
further on a potter was throwing pots
turn (wood or other material) on a lathe.
twist (silk or other fabrics) into thread or yarn.
5 [with object] have (a fit or tantrum):
occasionally a small child will throw a tantrum when denied something
6 [with object] give or hold (a party):
he threw a huge farewell party for them
7 [with object] (of an animal) give birth to (young, especially of a specified kind):
sometimes a completely black calf is thrown
noun
1an act of throwing something:
Holding’s throw hit the stumps
an act of throwing one’s opponent in wrestling, judo, or a similar sport:
a shoulder throw
Cricket an illegitimate delivery considered to have been thrown rather than properly bowled.
short for throw of the dice below.
this decision represents something of a final throw
people who hazard their entire company on one major throw
2a light cover for furniture.
3 (a throw) informal used to indicate how much a single item, turn, or attempt costs:
he was offering to draw on-the-spot portraits at £25 a throw
4 Geology the extent of vertical displacement in a fault.
5a machine or device by or on which an object is turned while being shaped.
6 [usually in singular] the action or motion of a slide valve or of a crank, eccentric wheel, or cam.
the distance moved by the pointer of an instrument.