Throw Out

How to Conjugate Throw Out

  • Infinitive: Throw Out
  • Present Tense: Throw Out/ Throws Out
  • -ing Form: Throwing Out
  • Past Tense: Threw Out
  • Past Participle: Thrown Out
Throw Out is a separable phrasal verb and has 2 definitions.

Definitions of Throw Out:

1. When you get rid of something by putting it in a trash can, bin, etc.

Examples: Throw these old socks out, they stink!
My mother threw out all my old comic books when she moved.

2. When you forcefully order people to leave a party, building, house, etc. The term “Kick Out” can be used interchangeably in this context.

Examples: Jim needs a place to stay. He was thrown out of his apartment last night when his party got too crazy.
The restaurant owner was throwing a drunk guest out just as we arrived.

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