■ throw in

■ throw in
A v. t. + avv.
1 buttare, gettare dentro: The terrorists have thrown a bomb in, i terroristi hanno gettato dentro una bomba
2 (fig.) buttare là, lasciar cadere (un'osservazione, un commento); interloquire
3 aggiungere; inserire; mettere dentro (fam.): Don't forget to throw in a few jokes, non scordarti di inserire (nel tuo discorso) qualche barzelletta
4 aggiungere (come dono); dare per giunta (o per soprammercato): I bought this picture for a few pounds with the frame thrown in, ho comprato questo quadro per poche sterline, cornice inclusa
5 (fam.) rinunciare a, abbandonare, lasciare (un lavoro, ecc.)
6 (basket, calcio, ecc.) rimettere (la palla) in campo (o in gioco: con le mani)
7 (autom.) mettere (o sbattere) dentro; ingranare, innestare (una marcia): Throw in the third gear!, sbatti dentro la terza!
B v. i. + avv.
(basket, calcio, rugby, ecc.) effettuare la rimessa lateraleto throw in one's cards (o hand), (a poker, ecc.) gettare le carte, passare, smettere di giocare; (fig.) arrendersi, darsi per vinto; lasciare (fam.) □ (autom., motociclismo) to throw in the clutch, innestare la frizione □ (fig.) to throw st. in sb.'s face, rinfacciare qc. a q.to throw in one's lot with sb., mettersi con q.; fare comunella con q. □ (boxe e fig.) to throw in the sponge (o the towel), gettare la spugna □ (rugby, ecc.) to throw in straight to, lanciare direttamente a (un compagno) □ (fam. USA) to throw in with sb., mettersi con q.; fare comunella con q.

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