throw together


throw together
verb
1. produce shoddily, without much attention to detail
Syn: ↑fudge together
Hypernyms: ↑produce, ↑make, ↑create
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

2. bring into random order
Syn: ↑scramble, ↑jumble
Derivationally related forms: ↑jumble (for: ↑jumble), ↑scramble (for: ↑scramble), ↑scrambler (for: ↑scramble)
Hypernyms: ↑disorder, ↑disarray
Hyponyms: ↑tumble
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

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throw together [phrasal verb]
1 throw together (something) or throw (something) together : to make (something) by joining or combining things in a quick and usually careless way

He threw some dinner together for his friends.

They threw together the bookshelf in less than an hour.

2 throw together (people) or throw (people) together : to bring (people) together usually in an unexpected way

People of different occupations were thrown together for the jury.

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Main Entry:throw
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throw together — see throw, 1
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Main Entry:together

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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