Don't throw bricks when you live in a glass house - Don't call others out on actions that you, yourself do. Don't be a hypocrite.
People who live in glass houses should not throw stones - People should not criticize other people for faults that they have themselves.
Stone's throw - If a place is a stone's throw from where you are, it is a very short distance away.
Throw a monkey wrench into the works - (USA) If you throw a monkey wrench into the works, you ensure that something fails.
Throw a sickie - If you pretend to be ill to take a day off work or school, you throw a sickie.
Throw a spanner in the works - (UK) If you throw a spanner in the works, you cause a problem that stops or slows progress on something that was going well.
Throw caution to the wind - When people throw caution to the wind, they take a great risk.
Throw down the gauntlet - Throw down the gauntlet is to issue a challenge to somebody.
Throw in the towel - If you throw in the towel, you admit that you are defeated or cannot do something.
Throw pearls to the pigs - Someone that throws pearls to pigs is giving someone else something they don't deserve or appreciate. ('Throw pearls before pigs' and 'Cast pearls before swine' are also used.)
Throw someone a bone - If you throw someone a bone, you give them a small reward or some kind words to make them feel good even if they've not really contributed much.
Throw someone a line - If someone throws you a line, they give you help when you are in serious difficulties.
Throw someone in at the deep end - If you are thrown in at the deep end, you have to deal with serious issues the moment you start something like a job, instead of having time to acquire experience.
Throw someone to the wolves - If someone is thrown to the wolves, they are abandoned and have to face trouble without any support.
Throw someone under the bus - To throw someone under the bus is to get the person in trouble either by placing blame on that person or not standing up for him.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. þrowen, þrawen, to throw, to twist, AS. þrāwan, to twist, to whirl; akin to D. draaijen, G. drehen, OHG. drājan, L. terebra, an auger, gimlet, Gr. to bore, to turn, to pierce, a hole. Cf. Thread Trite Turn (v. t.)
After this Alice resolved that she would not throw her friend over.
"Can You Forgive Her?" by Anthony Trollope
Wisely for himself, Mr. Connolly determined to let the Ring shift for themselves, and throw himself upon the mercy of the Reform party.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
You was throwing away good coffee.
"Dixie Hart" by Will N. Harben
Throw them things inter ther house an' help me hunt ther thief.
"Ted Strong in Montana" by Edward C. Taylor
In throwing to any point on the in-field, if the throw is at all a long one, the fielder should line the ball in on the bound.
"Base-Ball" by John M. Ward
There's a feller down on Ann-st. that'll write beauts for a quarter a throw.
"Torchy" by Sewell Ford
On the third day the mourners go again and collect the ashes and throw them into the nearest river.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV" by R.V. Russell
A bowl of sweets is brought, she yawns, takes a bit of sweetmeat, and throws herself on the soft cushions.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
There are two ways to throw pursuers off the scent.
"Pluck on the Long Trail" by Edwin L. Sabin
These tablets will probably furnish additional names of deities, and perhaps throw further light on those known.
"The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria" by Morris Jastrow
Now then, why don't you fill your pockets with big stones to throw at him, or cut a big club?
"The Black Tor" by George Manville Fenn
Now then, try and throw.
"Three Boys" by George Manville Fenn
Dey throws all sech as dat away now.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2" by Works Projects Administration
But don't give it into his hand; throw it at him, for there is no knowing him, he acts so curiously.
"The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
They mock at this and throw mud at it, and beat it with shoes, and have various jests and sports.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
Let's see how far you can throw it.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
Will you throw yourself into this small river?
"Molly Bawn" by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
Dear me, how they did throw their legs about!
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
I don't know, though, Mr Murray; you said that the blacks had begun throwing their spears?
"Hunting the Skipper" by George Manville Fenn
If you give me that I'll throw your webbing over.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
For, there! have I drawn or no
Life to that lip?
Do my fingers dip
In a flame which again they throw
On the cheek that breaks a-glow?
"Mesmerism" by Robert Browning
Artless one! though thou gazest now
O'er the white blossom with earnest brow,
Soon will it tire thy childish eye;
Fair as it is, thou wilt throw it by.
""Innocent child and snow-white flower!"" by William Cullen Bryant
From his fierce eyes, flashes of rage he throws,
As from black clouds when lightning breaks away,
Transported, thinks himself amidst his foes,
And absent yet enjoys the bloody day;
"The Disabled Debauchee" by Lord John Wilmot
Till joyful tears of passion show,
And to his kind embrace I throw
My heart unworthy, and I cling
With deathless fondness to the king
I worshipped in the Long Ago,
When we shall meet!
"When We Shall Meet" by Freeman Edwin Miller
Give him, she said, something of yours as a charm.
Throw him, she said, some poor thing you alone claim.
No, no, I cried, he hates me; he is out for harm,
And whether I yield or not, it is all the same.
"The Dream" by Louise Bogan
This muche, his giddy braine surth bred
If he with armour once wer cled,
To searche aduenturs, hunt for fame:
Zit wovld he tary heir a whyle,
And pouse his fortune, throw this yle,
Perhaps to win a famous name.
"The Avthor To His Patrone" by Patrick Gordon
From wall to ceiling mounts, slim to ultraslim, large-venue to short-throw, there?s a lot to consider.
We specialize in throwing parties.
Calmly Fielding Anything Life Throws at Him.
Hip Somodevilla/Getty Images Two people were thrown out of the Republican National Convention Tuesday for throwing nuts at a CNN camera operator and making a racist remark.
Windsor quarterback Quinn Fleeting throws a pass vs New Canaan .
A 30-year-old Shreveport woman is behind bars after allegedly throwing her baby from a car window , according to an AP report.
MLive file photo Western Michigan quarterback Alex Carder throws a pass against UConn on Sept 22.
The senior will miss Saturday's MAC-opener against Toledo with an injured throwing hand.
Western Michigan quarterback Alex Carder is out for Saturday's game against University of Toledo with an injured throwing hand.
At this point you just have to start throwing your hands up in the air.
Carnation 's council voted in 2004 to end the sheriff's contract and throw in with the city of Duvall's police department, which was renamed the Duvall- Carnation Police Department.
Robbin' Hoods Throw Cash Out Window in L.A. September 12, 2012 RSS Feed Print.
You might be throwing when a tight end or two is on the field.
He said people should help them throw off their constraints and obtain greater benefits.
Brees throws 3 TD passes as Saints romp.
The properties of the exponential and logarithm function are specially important, since they throw light on the role played by the singular numbers in bicomplex function theory.
Bicomplex algebra and function theory
First, we show that we can throw away the tails of characteristic function, and then we estimate convergence in the remaining region.
Harmonic mean, random polynomials and stochastic matrices
Until mentioned otherwise, we now ﬁx some maximum height h above which Magnus is too weak to throw.
When the ﬁrst element of our state ν is `, we will often refer to what Magnus does during the next second as making a “height 0” throw.
In Figure 1, we show all possible states and transitions when Magnus has 3 balls and is not able to throw anything higher than a 4.
The edges are labeled with the throw height.
Our assumption in the following is that Magnus chooses, with equal probability, one of these throws.
It follows that bω is obtained from bµ by making a height j throw.
In our coin experiment we had to throw away 1=3 of its output to get good results.
Pseudo Random Coins Show More Heads Than Tails
Here we just want that the IP -probability of the realizations of h that we throw away goes to zero when γ → 0.
One-dimensional random field Kac's model: localization of the phases
Thus we throw away most of the information contained in the Boltzmann weight P [xc ], restricting ourselves to the pair correlation function g (2)(r).
Anderson Localization in Euclidean Random Matrices
All observations used the wobbling secondary with the maximal beam throw of 240′′ .
Properties of Molecular Gas in Massive Low Surface Brightness Galaxies, Including New 12CO Observations of Three Malin 1 `Cousins'
We now throw in more scatterers of the same type of small density δρ.
Perturbation theory for the effective diffusion constant in a medium of random scatterer
If the system has a metallic phase, it throws a question on the validity of the conventional classiﬁcation of the universality classes of the Anderson transition.
Magnetotransport in inhomogeneous magnetic fields
The theory of generalized Schur algebras was introduced by Donkin in [Do1, Do2, Do4]. A generalized Schur algebra is a certain quotient of U = U(g) obtained by throwing away all but ﬁnitely many simple modules.
Presenting generalized Schur algebras in types B,C,D