The word ‘throw’ can mean many different things. As a verb, the meaning is to launch an object through the air or quickly send into a particular state.
- Boris threw the ball to Carl. (launch)
- The government was thrown into a state of panic. (particular state)
Throw is an irregular verb. The past tense is threw and the past participle is thrown.
Hey, did you know the verb ‘throw’ has many phrasal verbs. Since you like idioms and phrases, you obviously want to improve your fluency and speak like a native.
Am I right?
I thought you might like to learn the phrasal verbs with ‘throw’ too. They are very common in informal English and great to know/be able to understand if you happen to be speaking to a native. We use them all the time, like literally ALL the time.